Resume


Cindy Arboleda

Phone: (786) 387-9366 ● E-Mail: news@cindyarboleda.com 


Experience

 

Yahoo! Inc., New York City           May 2017-Present

Reporter and Writer for Yahoo! Style & Beauty in New York City.

  • Pitch story ideas, research, gather information and interview sources. 
  • Thrive in a fast pase environment,  producing 2-3 original content articles per diem.
  • News writer.
  • Publish online daily.
  • Publish to Social Media: Facebook & Twitter over 2,250,000 followers.

Miami Herald, Reporter             August 2016-May 2017

Reporter and Writer for the Miami Herald Neighbors Community news stories and articles.

  • Pitched story ideas, researched, gathered information and interview community members.
  • Published in print and online. Posted to social media.
  • Photojournalist.

Nickelodeon, Multiplatform Digital Content Production          January 2017-April 2017

Content creation and management for digital platforms, apps and social media.

  • Behind-the-scenes video production: Coordinated with Unit Production Manager times, locations and sets to shoot with talent.
  • Filmed with Ikegami and GoPros, edited short segments (extras) in Adobe Premier Pro.
  • Wrote descriptions, titles and matadata forms for all videos uploaded to Mediasilo.
  • Assistant in day-to-day activities to the Creative Director. 
  • In charged of Music Cue Sheets, Concur Expense Reports and P Cards for the department.
  • Closed captioning: Spanish and English.

South Florida News Service, Staff Writer        January 2016-August 2016

Digital journalism platform providing South Florida residents a youth-focused insight into their communities. 

  • Covered the February 2015 Florida Primary election.
  • Assigned beat of new and up-and-coming local businesses. 
  • Covered women and minorities’ news stories weekly: submitted photo-multimedia with each article.

Florida International University Student Media, Entertainment Director      October 2015-April 2016

FIUSM consists of The Beacon: the three-time-a-week newspaper, WRGP: the student-run radio station and www.fiusm.com a 24/7 news website. 

  • Managed a 12-person staff, for daily web publications and three time-a-week print editions for a state university of 54,000 students.
  • Produced a two-hour biweekly radio talk show: “¿Que Pasa MIA?” Covered current events and news on all things Miami and FIU.
  • Wrote and edited headlines, cutlines, summaries and photo captions, proofread.
  • Created multimedia programming, package coverage: processed and posted video to the web.

Education

 

City University of New York, Graduate School of Journalism                          Summer 2017

Knight CUNY J Fellow award recipient.

In-depth journalism training in NYC: Data Journalism, Data Stories, Math Numeracy, Visualizing Data, Basic

Chart Building, Social Media Reporting On-the-Go, Mobile Journalism, Production, Writing and Photography.

Florida International University                               August 2015 - Graduated May 2017

Bachelor in Communications//Major: Broadcast Media & Journalism//Minor: Hospitality  

Miami Dade College                           May 2013 - Graduated July 2015

Associate in Arts//Major: Mass Communications & Journalism 

Human Resource Management Certificate


Key Skills

 

  • Spanish: Professional writing and native speaker. Adobe Premiere, Avid, Photoshop, AP Style, HTML, Photojournalism, Windows XP and Mac proficiency, Mediasilo, Concur Expense Solutions, Wordpress.

References

 

  • Steve Rothaus, Miami Herald Editor.
  • Catherine Seele, Nickelodeon Creative Director.
  • Dr. Robert Gutsche, FIU Professor.