RESUME

 

 An accomplished creative professional Multimedia Journalism major from Florida Atlantic University. Writer, feature articles, interviewer, video content creator, and critic; Interviewed local actor on the hit HBO show 'Ballers'. Written work has made various newspapers, newspaper cover stories, and magazines. Excellent team player and collaborator; a forward thinker who brings a broad perspective, knowledge, and creativity to any form of development. 

BocaFirst 

2020 - present

 

Producer, interviewer, host, and audio editor for BocaFirst's podcast, the Boca Soul Connexion/BocaSoulX. An easy-listening podcast covering the Boca Raton community, artists, entrepreneurs, entertainment, and interest. Also, helping with videos, writing critiques, and volunteer.

Boca Raton Observer
2021 - 2022

The Boca Raton Observer is one of Florida's most award-winning magazines dedicated to readers living and working in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, and throughout South Florida. Local lifestyle magazine acting as the authority on luxury retail, dining, design, national topics, trends, and more for Boca Raton and beyond. Intern, Writer, Social Media Management, Magazine Preparation, etc.

 

BocaWatch 

2018 - 2020

 

Feature article writer and video host/interviewer for Boca Raton news coverage. Offering news and reports for Boca Raton development, politics, environmental causes, interviews with the people of Boca Raton, and local attractions such as Boca Raton's The Flamingo House Art district and highlighting events at Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus. 

Choose954

2020 - present

 

 A website and social movement dedicated to cultivating culture and community in Fort Lauderdale. #Choose954. Writer, Contributing Podcaster for Audio-Podcasts Episodes, Interviewer, and helping to support and encourage the local South Florida scene.

 

Cinephellas

2016 - present

 

 Film and television criticism, video content creator for the Cinephellas website, and YouTube channel. Vlogs, movie news, pop culture updates, podcast contributor. Some of my interviews for Cinephellas include horror actress Reine Swart from the first produced South African horror film, 'The Lullaby', 'Summer of '84' and ABC 's 'The Good Doctor' actor, Graham Verchere, and legendary horror "Scream Queen" actress, Lin Shaye.

 

Comic Attack

2017 - 2019

 

Book reviewer, comic book news, updates, reviews, film and television criticism. Video content creator, features, local South Florida Comic-Con, and convention event coverage.

Embrace Magazine

2021 - present

Embrace Magazine is the first LGBTQ+ magazine in North Central Florida, based out of Ocala, Florida. Embrace Magazine’s vision is to be a unified platform between LGBTQ+ and straight communities. Embrace Magazine boldly unites lifestyles with content and design that appeals to all. Named FMA “Magazine of the Year”. Writer, Feature Writer, Freelance, Contributor and Collaborator, Articles. Article/Story on the World AIDS Museum & Educational Center made the front cover of the November 2021 Embrace Magazine - The Advocacy Issue.

Fort Lauderdale Magazine

2019 - 2020

 

Feature article writer for the publication Fort Lauderdale Magazine. The local publication informs the people who live, work and play in Fort Lauderdale. 

Geekvised

2020 - 2021

 

Original geek content such as videos and interviews featuring cosplay/cosplayers, comic book conventions, short films, movie news, and gaming. Jonathan Delgado's Geekvised - host of Fact Tuesday's, interviews, and helping with some pre-production such as writing critiques, rewrites, and screenwriting.

HOOK 360°

2020 - 2021

 

Blog writer for the outdoor apparel company HOOK 360° and their travel/lifestyle blog/news column on their website.

M•I•A Media Group/Legacy Miami/Legacy South Florida

2021 - present

 Established in 2004, Russell Motley has created one of the nation's largest African/American/Black publishers in the United States. Legacy Miami, Legacy South Florida, and M•I•A Magazines provide news and information for South Florida's African-American/Black influencers, businesses, entrepreneurs, educators, politicians, and the success and achievement of Black people in South Florida. Legacy Miami, Legacy South Florida, and M•I•A Media Group can be found in Miami Herald newspapers and online. Writer for the publications covering themed topics.

Miami New Times

2022 - present

 The Miami New Times is a newspaper published in Miami and distributed every Thursday. It primarily serves the Miami area and is headquartered in Miami's Wynwood Art District. Writer, journalist, and columnist. Story on @BlackMiami-Dade was the cover story for the newspaper edition.

My South Florida Today

2018 - 2021

 Feature article writer covering travel events, shows, news, environmental causes, arts and culture, and more throughout various parts of South Florida. Such as covering community interests throughout places like Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, Miami,  and West Palm Beach. Editor, publisher, and production assistant.

 
Simply the Best Magazine

2022 - present

An award-winning controlled circulation publication that reaches South Florida’s most affluent residents from Vero Beach to Miami Beach. Articles have been featured in magazines and online.

SocialMiami

2022 - present

A website featuring articles, stories, calendar events, news, photos, dining, interviews,  and more for Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Content includes a broad array of socially relevant topics with regularly featured profiles of young professionals, charitable individuals, community leaders, and very interesting persons.

SoFlaNights

2020 - present

Short writeups providing news, preview stories, pictures, and videos for the Arts, Culture, and Entertainment in South Florida. Some of the news features museums, art shows, nightlife, fashion, and events.

Sun - Sentinel

2019 - present

 

Columnist Writer for the Sun-Sentinel (The Sawgrass Sun, Delray Sun, Boca Times, West Boca Times, Pier Review, etc.) - News for North Lauderdale, Lauderdale Lakes, Tamarac, Lauderhill, Sunrise, Delray, Boca Raton, and Plantation, Florida. Made the front cover/cover story for the Sun-Sentinel's The Forum December 2 - December 8, 2020 newspaper edition, the cover story for the February 10 - February 16, 2021 newspaper edition of the Sun-Sentinel's Sawgrass Sun, and more.

 

 

SFLStyle South Florida Magazine

2018 - 2020

 

A contributing writer, feature writer, articles, interviewer, news coverage, and Arts & Entertainment in South Florida. SFLStyle South Florida Magazine is a great local South FL publication that covers food, fashion, nightlife, Miami, and Arts & Entertainment all over South FL. 

The Atlantic Current Magazine

2020 - present

A feature article writer providing news coverage for local artists, events, entrepreneurs, and organizations. The publication/online platform covers Broward County, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Palm Beach, and some other locations in South FL.

The New Pelican Newspaper

2020 - present

A contributing writer providing news coverage for The New Pelican Newspaper and its website. The publication covers Pompano Beach, Deerfield, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, and other locations in South FL.

The Parklander Magazine

2020 - present

 

Article writer for the magazine publication and online platform. The Parklander is a family-friendly magazine and it's been since 1991.

 

We Live Entertainment 

2017 - 2018

 

Writer, film, and television criticism. Contributor and collaborator to group articles. Articles and list-based articles based on cinema, television, and pop culture entertainment aspects. 

 

 

We Seen't It

2020 - present

 

The We Seen't it Podcast covers media + pop culture news such as movies, television, comics,  cosplay, and more topics. The podcast may be heard on Spotify, Soundcloud, RadioPublic, Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, and iHeartRadio. You may also find We Seen't it over on YouTube as well.

 
Independent Streak Magazine

2016 - 2018

 

Feature writer, interviewer, theatre reviews, and contributor. Independent Streak Magazine highlights the South Florida arts and culture community, such as film festivals and events. 

Skills
  • Articles

  • Audio Editing

  • Creative Writing

  • Features

  • Interviewing 

  • Magazine Writing

  • Media Analyst 

  • Newspaper Writing

  • News Reports

  • News Writing

  • Online Writing

  • Podcasting 

  • Video Hosting

  • Web Research

Areas of Interest 
  • Art 

  • Cinema

  • Entertainment

  • Features

  • Local Attractions

  • Magazine Writing 

  • Media Analyst

  • Newspaper Writing

  • Online Writing

  • Podcasting 

  • Pop Culture

  • Radio

  • Reviews

Broward College

2012 - 2016

 

 Associates Degree in Film/Television Studies and Production. Some successfully taken courses include Film Studies, Screenwriting, History of the African - American, Theatre Appreciation and History. Contributed to extracurricular activities such as the Film Club and the Student Union.

 

Florida Atlantic University

2017 - 2019

 

 Bachelor's Degree in Multimedia Journalism. Some successfully taken courses include Web Research for Journalist, Feature and Freelance Writing, African-American Literature, Environmental Journalism, News and News Reporting, and Coverage of Public Affairs.

 

Covered Florida Atlantic University events and features for BocaWatch and My South Florida Today while balancing as a student. Awarded Spot Reporter of the Week (Feb. 22, 2019) and Two-Way Reporter of the Week (March 22, 2019) for Professor Kevin Petrich's Course and for FAU's South Flordia Journal

 

Represented the College of Arts & Letters as an alumnus on January 28, 2021, for the FAU Black Student Union Career Panel: Black in Business - A Zoom meeting event discussing career counseling, suggestions, and encouragement with students.