Multimedia Journalist & International Broadcaster
  • December 11, 2013

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Summary of Qualifications

·         Published writer and communications professional

·         Creates multimedia content that regularly reach hundreds of thousands of people

·         Over 5 years of experience in professional photography, video editing, and web management

·         Manages the social media presence of several organizations

·         Profound knowledge of English, French and Haitian creole

·         Superior interpersonal, planning, time management and negotiation skills

·         Excellent communication and analytical skills

·         Radio Producer at the Voice of America

 

Professional Experience                                                                                                       

Voice of America (VOA), Washington, DC                                                                     01/2010 – Present   

International Broadcaster & Radio Producer               

·         Serves as producer for morning and evening radio broadcast 

·         Multimedia production (Radio, television and internet)

  • Maintains the VOA News Creole website (www.voanouvel.com)
  • Oversees VOA News Creole’s social media presence and community outreach
  • Conduct interviews in Creole, English and French
  • Drafts new articles and media coverage of Haiti related events in the metro area
  • Translates VOA news articles, and radio and television scripts from English to Creole and French

 

The Diaspora Network (TDN), Washington, DC                                                              10/2011 – Present

Multimedia Producer

  • Manage TDN Media, a news and entertainment network focused on Haiti and Haitians living abroad
  • Produce videos, photos, and other multimedia content for TDNMedia.com in English, Creole, and French
  • Grew TDN’s social media presence to reach over 200,000 people  
  • Write, edits, and publishes stories
  • Compile Haiti–related news

 

The VIP Experience Group                                                                                                 05/2012 – Present

Executive Assistant

·         Coordinate travel arrangements for the president

·         Communicate directly with the different parties involved such as technicians, guests, event venues, caterers and talents

·         Coordinate and monitor event timelines and ensure deadlines are met

·         Participate in all efforts to publicize event

·         Manage correspondence.

·         Coordinate event logistics, including registration and attendee tracking, presentation and materials support and pre- and post-event evaluations.

 

 

American Red Cross, Brockton, MA                                                                                  10/2006-08/2008                                                                   Volunteer Supervisor                                                             

·         Maintain executive's appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel

·         Planned fundraisers and helped managed the flow funds into various projects

·         Represented the Red Cross to donors

·         Supervised and trained volunteers

·         Assisted the Area Director with duties including supply orders and file management

·         Promoted from Supervisor to CEO Intern

 

Roots of development, Washington, DC                                                                   11/2011-Present

Volunteer

·         Translated documents from English to Creole

·         Contributed in the planning of several successful fundraisers

·         Serve as mentor to women entrepreneurs

·         Wrote stories highlighting the impact of Roots of Development on Haitian families

 

Technical Skills

·         OS: Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X

·         Software: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access), Adobe (Photoshop and Acrobat), Final Cut, Pro-tools, Dalet Plus, Dalet, Clickability, and Motion

·         Social Media Platforms: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, Flickr and various social media aggregation and metric tools

·         Equipment: Canon T3I, Canon T4I, Sonny XD Cam

Languages

·         Fluent in English, French and Haitian Creole

 

Education

Howard University, Washington, DC                                                                                 08/2010 – 05/2013

BA: Broadcast Journalism                           

Minor: Political Science

 

Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts                                                                         09/2008 – 05/2010

Major: Psychology

Minor: Communications 

 

Links

·         http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyBXQ5D6cRs

·         https://www.facebook.com/TheDiasporaNetwork?ref=hl

·         http://www.voanouvel.com/

·         http://www.youtube.com/tdnmedia

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