Resume

Luis Gael Jimenez
luisgaeljimenez@gmail.com
916-956-3432


Education:
American River College — Sacramento, CA
Studying journalism and mass communications, 2015–present

SACRAMENTO NEWS & REVIEW: Contributor — Present
• Did interviews and captured photos for the “Streetalk” segment
• Shot photographs and conducted interviews for “5 Minute” section of paper
• Interviewed prominent members of Sacramento society including UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber
• Pitched stories
• Had a photo featured on the cover of SN&R (Vol. 29, Issue 20)

HOFisBETTER: Writer — Present
• Designed online layout for articles
•Conducted interviews with musicians
• Pitched profiles on local musicians
• Set up and shot photographs for features and profiles

THE CURRENT: Arts and Culture Editor (arcurrent.com) — Fall 2016
 Designed the layout for The Current
Edited articles for the arts and culture section of the print and online publications
Assigned stories to writers for the print and online publications
Worked with the editorial board and design team to publish a bi-weekly newspaper

THE CURRENT: Managing Editor (arcurrent.com) — Spring 2017
 Copy edited articles for different sections of the print and online newspaper
Assigned stories to writers
Worked with the editorial board and design team to publish a bi-weekly newspaper
Covered the school’s art events for the Current online publication

THE CURRENT: Editor-in-Chief (arcurrent.com) — Fall 2017

• Edited articles for different sections of the print and online newspaper
• Designed and planned layout of newspaper
• Established weekly “Campus Pulse and daily “Photo of the Day” segments
• Began writing stories that required investigative and enterprising reporting


Skills Summary:
Proficient with Mac and PC operating systems
Proficient in WordPress blogging
Proficient in photography and photography software, including Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Lightroom.
Excellent communication, organization, people and leadership skills

 

Awards

  • On the Spot Feature Photo (2nd Place) at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Spring 2017 Conference
  • Online Photo Story/Essay (3rd Place) at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Spring 2017 Conference
  • Recipient of the 2017 Bud Gardner Writing for Publication Scholarship
  • Recipient of the 2017 Osher Scholars Scholarship
  • Published in the 2018 American River Review
  • Online Photo Story/Essay (3rd Place) at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges NorCal Fall 2017 Conference
  • Profile Feature Story (Honorable Mention) at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges NorCal Fall 2017 Conference
  • On the Spot News Writing (Honorable Mention) at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges NorCal Fall 2017 Conference

Publications

•Sacramento News & Review

•HOFisBetter

•American Current

•American River Review



References available upon request

 

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