I am currently a Professional journalist or technologist working in media
I write about public media for Current.org and I distribute a weekly newsletter on media jobs in California. In the past I have worked in editorial and social media roles for organizations like the Institute for Nonprofit News, Inside.com, Yahoo, Southern California Public Radio, OraTV and newspapers like the Santa Maria Times, the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin and the Naples Daily News. I earned a degree in journalism from Cal Poly Pomona.
Areas of expertise:
Basic HTML/CSS, Web production experience, Social media branding – Newsroom / organization level, Social media branding – Individual, Social media branding – Sub-branded accounts (such as a Politics Blog or Regional Channel), Mobile Video (shooting, editing, publishing), Still photography, Data analysis – Beginner level, Beat reporter
Yes, have led sessions individually, Yes, have spoken on panels, Yes, have taught skills-based or hands-on training sessions (at events)
Past Speaking Experience:
Course instructor for Social Media 101 & Social Media Bootcamp courses for Mediabistro, from 2010-2014. Digital Marketing instructor for Cal State Fullerton’s extended campus, from 2013-2014. Guest class lecturer for Cal State Fullerton’s PR class, 2013. Workshop presenter at AAJA-Los Angeles’ V3con in 2014.
City / Location Preferences:
Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas, Sacramento.