An experienced communication professional whom is a dedicated and motivated educator. As an educator I am motivated by growth and challenge; I believe that my capabilities and knowledge are of immense value in the classroom.
As a self-dubbed media aficionado I believe that fusing todays technology with time-proven advertising ideals and methods allows a message to be delivered with both quality and effectiveness.
- Project management
- Media relations
- Public relations
- Copy writing/editing
- News story writing
- Press release writing
- Fact sheet writing
- Publication creation
- Graphic design
- Social media management
- Report preparation
- Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
- Access, Info-Path, Visio & Publisher
- Adobe Creative Suite (2-6): Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator & GoLive
- Quark XPress
•MA in Communication Studies, The University of Texas-Pan American, Earned hours: 39, GPA: 3.77, May 2012.
•BA Journalism/Advertising/Public Relations, The University of Texas-Pan American, Dec. 2009.
•Seminar in Communication Education: Graduate Teaching Assistant preparation course and training, Fall 2010
•Graduate Certificate in Media Relations & Strategic Communication, The University of Texas-Pan American, Fall 2011
•National Science Foundation / UTPA Intellectual Property Course: Copyright and Patents, Fall 2011
•Graduate Certificate in Communication Training & Consulting, The University of Texas-Pan American, Spring 2012
Fluent in English and Spanish
January 2012 – Present
Instructor, Knowsys Educational Services, L.L.C., Provide instruction and skill development to students in verbal and mathematics contents to prepare them to undergo exams such as the GRE, SAT, and L-SAT.
November 2010 – Present
Graduate Research Assistant – Student advisor, creative director and graphic designer.
Graduate Resource Center, The University of Texas Pan-American
January 2009 – Present
PR Consultant/Creative Director, MCALLENMETROJOBS.COM, Provide oversight in marketing and business development.
June 2008 – Present
Owner – Graphic designer, small business consultant, social media management & brand. Development, Iconic Deity Design House.
Spring – 2009
Project Specialist Intern, directly assisted in the day-to-day activities of the EDC and provided guidance to small businesses and developed network ties with the expanding the business community.
San Juan Economic Development Corporation, San Juan, Texas
August 200 – June 2008
Customer Service Specialist, U.S. Energy Savings Corporation.
February 2007 – July 2007
Lasik Sales & Marketing Consultant, Manrique Custom Vision.
January 2005 – August 2005
MANPOWER: Customer Care Team Leader & Employee Liaison, JVC AMERICA CORP. August 2005 – February 2007 and
Customer Service, Maytag, January 2005 – August 2005
January 2001 – January 2005
Team Leader & Quality Analyst, Ticketmaster L.L.C.
2001 – 2006
U.I.L. Coach and Judge, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Extemporaneous Informative Speaking, Extemporaneous Persuasive Speaking, Prose Interpretation and Poetry Interpretation, and One-Act Play. La Joya I.S.D./Mission C.I.S.D.
June 2000 – December 2000
Classified/Display Ad Sales Representative, The Greensheet L.L.C.
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