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My Background

An NCTJ and Proficiency (C2) accredited professional with international experience in media outlets and corporate environments. Originally from the Canary Islands (Spain), possessing a Master's and a first-class degree in Multimedia Journalism from Bournemouth University (UK). Comfortable assuming responsibility with minimum supervision, both independently and as a proactive member of a team. Always keen to expand my knowledge and skills through new opportunities.

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Work Experience

Acciona

Oct. 2018 - Present
Madrid, Spain. 

Fundación Vicente Ferrer

Jun. 2018 - Ago. 2018
Madrid, Spain. 

Eroski Consumer

Jan. 2018 - Jun. 2018
Madrid, Spain. 

Diario El País

May. 2017 - Jan. 2018
Madrid, Spain. 

Radio Jackie

Jul. 2016 - Ago. 2016
London, UK.

Sheengate Publishing Ltd

Jul. 2015 - Ago. 2015
Hampton, UK. 

Bilingual Corporate Communications

  • Compiling news content on Acciona. -

  • Updating the internal news briefing platform with national and international pieces in Spanish and English. 

  • Writing press reviews for executive-level readers concerning relevant industries: Renewable Energy, Infrastructure, Services, Innovation, Global News, etc.

NGO Fundraising Officer

  • Attaining third place in the national fundraising officers ranking in two months.

  • Demonstrating sound communication and interpersonal skills.
     

Freelance Features Writer

  • Producing magazine articles based on scientific research in the areas of Health and Nutrition. 

  • Managing tight deadlines requiring strong organizational skills and a dependable personality.

Web Reporter

  • Writing web articles and advertorials for BuenaVida magazine (El País).

  • Covering issues related to Health and Wellbeing, Psychology, Sports, Environment, Nutrition, Gastronomy, etc.

  • Attending international press trips and key events across Spain to promote the magazine, build contacts and carry out interviews. 

  • Planning the contents calendar for the month and assigning features to freelance reporters. 

  • Pitching ideas at weekly editorial meetings.

  • Employing audience analysis tools and digital editing programs.

  • Managing social networks.

News Intern 

  • Featuring on the daily podcast reporting on Finance and Entertainment news.

News Intern 

  • Creating Luxury Lifestyle content for print.

  • Laying out articles on InDesign.

Education

Bournemouth University

2015 - 2016
Bournemouth, UK.

Bournemouth University

2015 - 2016

Bournemouth, UK.

Master´s in Multimedia Journalism

  • Resumen

  • Titulación: 2:1 (notable)

  • Best master's thesis

Bachelor in Multimedia Journalism

  • Resumen

  • Titulación: 1:1 (sobresaliente)

Skills, Courser, and Languages

Courses


Curso periodismo de viajes (Escuela de Periodismo UAM - El País) con Paco Nadal | Travel journalism training course 

Languages

Spanish

English

German

Skills

Microsoft Office Suite, Wordpress, Wix, Trello, Asana, Social Media, Canva, Google Suite, Slack, FactCheck.org, Snopes, SEO, Evernote, Reporta. 

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