Education
Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University
Class of 2023
M.A., Mass Communication
Class of 2022
B.A., Journalism & Mass Communications
B.A., Transborder Chicano/a and Latina/o Studies (Media and Expressive Culture)
Minor, Digital Audiences
Experience
AZCentral/USA Today
Community Desk Intern
• Aid in Election Day coverage providing updates on polling sites in Tucson
• Analyze COVID response by the Phoenix City Council
• Pitch stories that relate to the Phoenix Metro area
State Press Magazine
Opinion Columnist
• Long-form narrative pieces focusing on stories that critique the status quo  
• Focus on use of accessible language and bilingual Spanish storytelling
New Media Innovation & Entrepreneurship Lab
Student Developer
• Develop a news game using Unity 3D
• Learn how to code using C# focusing on game systems and functions
• Create Augmented Reality scenes using Reality Composer
Barrett, The Honors College-DTPHX Campus
Faculty Assistant
•Aided in field research, documenting via photography and videography for documentary projects
•Designed graphics for courses and sponsored events, such as community dialogues with faculty and guest speakers 
•Assisted professors with teaching material–digitizing and translating texts
Chicanos Por La Causa Inc.
Media Intern
•Developed media contact lists for multiple regions in the southwest, enhancing our ability to push out press releases more efficiently and effectively
•Assisted with research for interviews with local and national level news outlets and shadowed as interviews were conducted
State Press
Community Reporter
•Focused on the stories not being told on campus involving people of color and the issues that impact their communities
•Interviewed students, alumni, faculty, and staff from Arizona State on issues surrounding the student population
•Covered Breaking News involving ASU and the Phoenix Metro Area
El Rio R.H.A.P.
Graphic Designer
•Composed the aesthetic of the project, making it more marketable to our demographic, using Photoshop and Lightroom
•Presented medically accurate information tailored to a 14-20 year old audience
•Documented events using a DSLR to create images and video used on Social Media
•Created advertisements for numerous events, focusing on Millenial and Gen Z audiences
Projects
Pound 4 Pound: Phoenix's Boxing Heritage
•Collaboration with Phoenix-based Photographer Antonio Salazar
La Doce Zine
•Planned, photographed, edited, designed, published and marketed a photography zine focusing on the gentrification of the Southside of Tucson
Red Press Initiative
•Distributed surveys in-person and online through social media campaigns including Instagram TV, Twitter and Facebook posts using targeted advertisement
Skills
Adobe Suite Proficient
Social Media Analytics
C# Intermediate
ARKit Proficent
Awards
U.S. Department of State
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholar

Dow Jones News Fund
Emerging Journalist Fellow
Languages
English
Spanish
Organizations
Multicultural Student Journalists Coalition
•Co-President
•Recipient of  ASU CCI Catalyst Award 2020
Native American Journalists Association
•Treasurer
•Founding Chapter Member
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
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