Resume
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: New York Univeristy
Major: Journalism

Resume

ALEJANDRA AREVALO
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EDUCATION
New York University | New York, NY Dec. 2020
B.A. Journalism and Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences GPA: 3.75
Coursework: Multimedia Reporting, The Beat: Elections 2020, Criminology, Audio Foundation, Research Methods
Honors and Awards: Dean’s List (2018-2019), Latin American Heads Conference Award of Originality and Initiative (2016)
New York University Shanghai | Shanghai, China Feb. 2019 – May 2019

JOURNALISM AND MULTIMEDIA EXPERIENCE
Paradox | New York, NY
Editorial and Digital Marketing Intern May 2020 – present
• Write skincare and lifestyle articles for The Paradox Journal implementing SEO best practices to increase readership
• Produce visual and video content for Tiktok and Instagram for an audience of more than 18,000

Modern Luxury | New York, NY
Editorial Intern Jan. 2020 – present
• Pitch, research, conduct interviews, write and fact-check stories about luxury lifestyle, fashion, real estate and interior design for print magazines and websites that reach more than 16 million readers nationwide

Where RA Now? Podcast | New York, NY
Audio Producer Dec. 2019 – present
•Edit and mix with Adobe Audition weekly 40-minute-long podcast episodes that reach over 6700 listeners

Washington Square News (New York University’s Student Newspaper) | New York, NY
Deputy Editor - Under the Arch Magazine Jan. 2019 – present
• Evaluate feature pitches and provide personalized feedback to writers through weekly one-on-one meetings
• Help revamp magazine’s web presence using Wordpress and manage articles' SEO data
Contributing Multimedia Journalist Jan. 2018 – present
• Author articles, photograph with DSLR and create illustrations with Procreate about NYU and NYC communities for print and online publications that receive more than 100,000 pageviews
Copy editor Aug. 2019 – Dec. 2019
• Fact-checked and proofread 10+ articles weekly for correct AP style and grammar

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Center for Social Media and Politics | New York, NY
Research Assistant – Topic: U.S. Online Political Landscape Sept. 2019 – present
• Create a database of trending hashtags included in Spanish-language tweets related to American politics
• Classified partisan orientation of 80+ news sites and 50+ tweets and produced spreadsheet with results

Zaanheh Project | Shanghai, China
Research Assistant – Topic: A Natural History of Shanghai June 2019 – Aug. 2019
• Analyzed 100+ hand-written minutes of 19th century Shanghai Municipal Council and produced a digital catalog of passages discussing public health and environmental conditions in Shanghai

SKILLS
Languages: Bilingual English and Spanish (native speaker), French (conversational)
Coding/Web/Design: HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript, R, WordPress, SEO, MailChimp, MS Office, Google Apps, Adobe Illustrator
Photo/Video/Audio: DSLR camera, Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, Adobe Audition, Reaper, HD Camcorder

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