Resume

Gaby MoreraIMG_3167

@gabymulberry – gam217@lehigh.edu

 

Education

  • Lehigh UniversityClass of 2017
    • Major: Journalism
    • Minor: Sociology
    • GPA: 3.79
    • Courses: Media and Society, Writing for the Media, Visual Communications, Media Ethics and Law, Editing, Multimedia Storytelling, Sports Journalism, Sensor Journalism Independent Study and Writing for the Media II.
    • Recipient of Rodale Scholarship awarded to students who show great promise in journalism and plan to major or minor in the discipline.
    • Journalism Interactive 2015: one of five students chosen by the journalism department to attend the Jounalism Interactive conference at University of Missouri, April 2015.

Related Experience

  • Multimedia Intern at Lehigh Sports - Fall 2016
  • Intern at Metro Puerto Rico - Summer 2016
    • Interned in the Puerto Rico branch of Metro newspaper as a digital intern. Wrote, edited, assembled and posted stories in their custom cms as well as helped with photo gallery production.
  • The Brown and White – Lehigh University – Fall 2013-Present
    • Fall 2014-Present – Editorial Staff
      • Fall 2016 – Managing Editor
        • Second in command after the Editor in Chief.
      • Spring 2016 – Editorial Pages Editor
        • Wrote editorials twice a week. Managed columnists and letters to the editor. Designed pages for print layout. Scheduled social posts to promote content.
      • Fall 2015 – Lifestyle Editor
        • Oversaw the lifestyle section by managing staff; pitching, assigning and editing stories; and working in conjunction with design and visuals editors for the print and web lay-outs and photos.
        • Reports to the editor in chief and managing editors.
      •  Spring 2015 – Associate News Editor
        • Pitched story ideas, edited articles, wrote assigning memos – which provide oversight on angle and direction of articles.
      • Fall 2014 – Assistant News Editor
        • Pitched story ideas and assigned staff writers news stories.
    • Spring 2016 – Print Layout Designer
    • Spring 2015 – Fall 2015 – Photographer and Videographer
    • Fall 2014 – Columnist
      • Wrote a column twice a month called “Two Sides, Same Coin” where I explored my identity as a Puerto Rican and how it relates to both American and international students.
    • Fall 2013-Present – Staff Writer
      • Attend events, interview students, faculty and administration to write articles and feature stories.
  • Social Media Assistant at Lehigh Career Services – Fall 2014-Present
    • Used Twitter to promote office’s services and events.
  • Intern at Luxos Magazine - Summer 2015
    • Interned abroad in Milan as part of the Lee Iacocca International Internship program. Helped with web publishing, Photoshop and writing content.
  • Freelance writing for Ocean Drive Puerto Rico and Modo de Vida 

Prizes

  • Lehigh University’s Williams Prize for writing – 2016
    • First place for multimedia project, first place for “body of work,” for which I submitted my editorials, and third place for news story.
  • Keystone Student Press Awards - 2016
  • Lehigh University’s Williams Prize for writing – 2015
    • Third place for my columns “Two Sides, Sam Coin” on News Story: Body of Work category.
  • SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards Finalist – 2014
    • Region 1 finalist in the General Column Writing for small schools category.
  • US Institute of Peace Contest Winner – April 2013
    • Research paper on current women’s rights movements won Peace Essay contest at state level.

Skills

  • Fluent in Spanish and English, basic Italian and French
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, WordPress, Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and Final Cut Pro.
  • Knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr,and Instagram.

Leadership

  • Lehigh Admissions Tour Guide – Spring 2015 – Fall 2016
  • Admissions Ambassadors Fall 2013 – Spring 2015
    • Group Leader for Diversity Life Weekend – led prospective students through various activities to learn about Lehigh.

Additional Experience

  • Camp Counselor at Zonactiva Kids – Summer 2013
    • Worked with children aged 2-10 at day camp.
    • Organized games, activities and crafts.
  • Babysitting2009-Present
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