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Experiences

Assistant Manager, Abercrombie Kids; San Antonio, Texas – October 2018-Present

  • Manage the store’s sales team to ensure customers are being helped in a timely fashion and assist in employee recruiting, training and development.
  • Promoted growth in 2019 Quarter One sales plan, beating plan by 13.9 percent, which was a 26.6 percent increase from 2018 Quarter Four.
  • Increased the store’s Average Transaction Value to $83.5 dollars for Quarter One, an increase from Quarter Four by 5.6 percent.

Contributing Writer | San Antonio Weddings, San Antonio, Texas | January 2019 – Present

  • Write articles on an assignment basis to ensure readers have access to information that makes planning their event easy and carefree.
  • Assist in open houses, where attendees could register their bridal, quinceanera or sweet 16 to keep up to date with vendors.
  • Aided behind the scenes for the publications July/August magazine Bouquet Shoot; where I greeted and signed in vendors, assisted the photographer and maintained cleanliness of the venue.

Campaign Manager | Fresh Success Marketing, San Antonio, Texas |May 2018-September 2018

  • Responsible for managing a team to helped them grow in the business and breakdown daily to encourage growth
  • Developed excellent customer service skills under this position, where I was a vendor in national, high-end retailers.
  • Nationally ranked seller for Panda Life Pillows, where I sold $2,000 in one weekend while training other nationwide vendors with the campaign.

Editorial and Social Media Intern | Latinitas, Austin, Texas | Spring 2018

  • Created social media campaigns
  • Blogged about South by Southwest
  • Wrote articles for Latinitas Magazine

Communications and Social Media Intern | Texas 4000 for Cancer, Austin, Texas | Summer 2017

  • Updated the website with media mentions.
  • Helped maintain the Texas 4000 Twitter and Facebook pages. Ran the pages for a week while boss was out of town.
  • Kept track of page analytics and created ways to engage audiences.

Social Media Intern | KLRU-PBS, Austin, Texas | Summer 2016

  • Wrote blog posts for KLRU website.
  • Helped maintain social media pages such as Twitter and Facebook.
  • Ran the KLRU Snapchat account for Austin City Limits Live tapings.

Reporter | Spark magazine, Austin, Texas | Fall 2015

  • Lead writer for a piece pertaining to how the everyday woman could rock a runway look.
  • Worked with a group of talented individuals to formulate styling (models), makeup (models), and location decisions (photos) for our spread.
  • Wrote article, Fashion Fit for Queens, that was chosen out of 50+ stories that were entered to be printed.

Fashion Reporter | Austin Fusion Magazine, Austin, Texas| Summer 2015

  • Wrote articles and headlines such as Reaching out in style.
  • Cultivated interviews with local designers that were selling their handmade accessories (pillows, jewelry, and hats) to raise a profit for families that were affected by the flooding.

Music Reporter| ORANGE magazine, Austin, Texas| Spring 2015

  • Wrote articles and headlines such as JunoCat: Not your average show promoter and 5-1-Tunes: Mezuo.
  • Cultivated interviews with various individuals that were involved in the Austin music scene.

Arts & Life Reporter & Editor| The Pan-American Newspaper, Edinburg, Texas | Fall 2013 – Fall 2014

  • Wrote pieces focusing on student life (arts exhibit, features, events, etc.)
  • Proofread and copyedited all stories turned in from reporters as well as pitched stories.
  • Attended weekly staff meetings and monthly editor meetings to ensure the quality of the paper.

Education

Bachelor of Journalism | Spring 2018 | The University of Texas at Austin

  • Major: Journalism
  • Minor: English
  • Related coursework: Fundamental Issues in Journalism, Digital Storytelling Basics, Reporting Words, Reporting Images, Media Law, Social Media Journalism, Ethics in Journalism, Pop Culture and the Press, Reporting the World, and Reporting with Data.

Skills

  • News and Feature Writing
  • AP Style
  • Proofreading / Copyediting
  • iMovie/ Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Windows & Mac OS Platforms
  • WordPress proficiency
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Retail Management
  • Sales
  • Social Media Analytics

Accomplishments

  • Spring 2015 | Honorable Mention at Texas Intercollegiate Press Association
  • Summer 2017 | Photo Credit in Austin Insider blog post “University of Texas Guide to Music & Food”
  • Summer 2019 | Nationally ranked seller for Panda Life Pillows with high-end retailer
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