Resume

Education
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Aug. 2011 – May 2015
BA: Journalism and English | Minor: Political Science
Cum. GPA: 3.66

Leilehua High School
Aug. 2007 – May 2011
Board of Education Special Recognition High School Diploma
Magna Cum Laude | Cum. GPA: 3.6

Experience
Hawai‘i News Now
June 2015 – Present
News Producer
–          Write and stack newscasts
–          Produce VOs, VO-SOTs, NATVOs and PKGs on ENPS 7
–          Pitch story ideas
–          Conduct and log video, Facetime, Skype and phone interviews
–          Edit basic VOs and VO-SOTs
–          Produce web content for the Hawai‘i News Now website
–          File for extended court coverage and mugshots
–          Other duties

Hawai‘i News Now
Jan. 2015 – June 2015
SPJ Intern Producer
–          Write VOs, VO-SOTs and NATVOs on ENPS 6
–          Conduct and log video interviews
–          Produce web content for the Hawai‘i News Now website
–          Answer phone calls
–          Conduct police cop checks
–          Other duties

Hawaiʻi Book and Music Festival
Jan. 2015 – May 2015
–          Secure data for website and Hawai‘i Book and Music Festival mobile app
–          Manage social media sites
–          Other duties

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, College of Social Sciences
Aug. 2014 – May 2015
Ambassador
–          Serve as a model for students and the UHM community
–          Connect students with alumni
–          Other duties

Ka Hui Hoʻolauna
Sept. 2013 – Jan. 2015
Producer, Reporter, Editor, Photographer
–          Write and edit script for Ka Hui Hoʻolauna, a TV news magazine series
–          Assist Executive Producer with various tasks
–          Assist reporters with packages and other tasks, when needed
–          Produce Ka Hui Hoʻolauna
–          Conduct interviews
–          Edit packages
–          Other duties

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Student Life and Development
May 2013 – May 2015
Programming Associate
–          Assist with coordinating the New Student Orientation (NSO) program
–          Assist with training NSO Summer Leaders
–          Collaborate with other University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) departments
–          Communicate with new students, parents, community and UHM faculty
–          Organize events to welcome 2,000 incoming students
–          Manage social media and parts of NSO website

Ka Leo o Hawaiʻi
June 2013 – Jan. 2015
Contributing Staff Writer
–          Write news and feature stories for the student newspaper
–          Conduct interviews

The Hawaiʻi Independent
Jan. 2014 – Sept. 2014
Intern
–          Research land, ocean, energy and sustainability issues in Hawaiʻi
–          Conduct interviews
–          Write and publish articles
–          Other duties

KHON2 News
Oct. 2013 – Feb. 2014
Intern
–          Conduct police “beat checks”
–          Conduct and log video interviews
–          Shadow reporters
–          Produce content for the KHON2 website and related social media outlets
–          Other duties

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, College of Arts and Humanities
Feb. 2013 – Dec. 2013
Student Journalist
–          Write articles for the UHM College of Arts and Humanities for their newsletter and website
–          Communicate with students, faculty and various stakeholders of the UHM community

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Colleges of Arts and Sciences Student Academic Services
Jan. 2012 – Aug. 2013
Student Assistant
–          Maintain and prepare 10,000+ student academic files
–          Communicate with advisers and students, faculty and stakeholders of the UHM community
–          Assist with answering some questions about UHM graduation requirements and various services around the UHM campus

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, New Student Orientation
April 2012 – Jan. 2013
Summer/Spring Leader
–          Welcome new students and parents to the UHM community
–          Assist students with their transition to the UHM community
–          Briefly explain and describe graduation requirements to students
–          Lead a comprehensive campus tour of UHM
–          Introduce new students to UHM resources and opportunities for student involvement
–          Communicate with new students and parents

Affiliated Organizations
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Dec. 2017 – Present
Member

Society of Professional Journalists, National Chapter
Jan. 2014 – Jan. 2015
Student Member

Golden Key National Honor Society
Oct. 2012 – May 2015
Member
–          Honors Program consisting of the top 15 percent of students at UHM
–          Consists of students with 3.5 GPA or above
–          Offer community service

National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Sept. 2012 – May 2015
Member
–          Honors Program consisting of the top 20 percent of students at UHM
–          Consists of students with 3.0 GPA or above
–          Offer community service 

Public Relations Student Society of America
Aug. 2012 – May 2014
Member, Director of Community Service
–          Organize initiatives for community service
–          Assist with public relations in organizations such as Modern Luxury Hawai‘i and the American Heart Association

Associated Students of the University of Hawai‘i (ASUH) at Mānoa
Oct. 2012 – Dec. 2013
Senator for the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Vice Chairperson for the Committee on External Affairs
–          Manage external affairs of the ASUH (ie, social media, press releases, advertising, etc)
–          Organize and plan committee meetings
–          Communicate with the ASUH Senate, students, administration, faculty and other organizations on campus
–          Problem solve various student academic concerns such as course availability and graduation rates

Volunteer Experience
Leilehua High School Band
July 2011 – Present
Staff
–          Assist high school students in marching, performance and musicality
–          Assist parent boosters in distribution of marching materials
–          Assist with creation of large props for competition

Institute for Human Services (IHS)
Nov. 1998 – Present
Volunteer Server
–          Assist in feeding people who are less fortunate
–          Communicate with IHS staff, other volunteers and customers

American Lung Association
Feb. 2013 – April 2013
Public Relations
–          Assist with Public Relations for the American Lung Association’s “The Breathe Concert” 

Honors and Awards
National Academy for the Television Arts and Sciences (Emmy) Award Recipient and Nominee
May 2018

Associated Press Television and Radio Association Award Recipient
April 2018

Pierre Bowman Memorial Scholarship
May 2015

Hawai’i Association of Broadcasters Scholarship
July 2013, July 2014

Pierre Bowman Memorial Scholarship
May 2014

ASUH Academic Scholarship
May 2012

Awards Convocation – Journalism
May 2011

Skills and Expertise

–          AP Style
–          Broadcast Journalism
–          Communication
–          Copy Editing
–          Edius Editing System
–          ENPS 6 & 7
–          Event Planning
–          Final Cut Pro 7
–          Journalism
–          Media Production
–          Microsoft Word
–          News Writing
–          Photography
–          Photojournalism
–          Photoshop
–          Public Relations
–          Social Media
–          WordPress

**Accurate as of July 2018.