How I see It

RESUMÉ

TONGWA (GABRIELLA) A. AKA

Email: gabriellaaka@gmail.com, Cell: 202-749-6803, WordPress: gabriellaaka.wordpress.com

Summary

Recent graduate experienced in television and radio production. Proficient  with software such as Adobe creative suite and social media analytics software like Buffer, Google analytics and Hootsuite. Excellent interpersonal communication gained through management and sales experience. Avid blogger and amateur poet. Detail oriented and results driven, with extended community outreach and volunteer experience.

Competencies:   

Broadcasting

Audio/Video Production

Writing

Reporting

Marketing/Sales

Media/company Relations

Advertising

Social Media Anlytics

Media branding

Business self-starter

EXPERIENCE

Student Reporter                                             Sept. – Dec. 2015

WMUC FM Radio, Terp Weekly Edition, College Park, MD

Researched diverse topics for weekly news report

Wrote scripts on deadline

Edited sound packages for on air broadcasts

Prepared show rundowns and web pieces pre-production

Television Production Intern                 May – Sept. 2015

PBS To The Contrary , Washington, DC                                                                 

Conducted weekly interviews with guest panelists  

Wrote scripts read on air read by show moderator; Bonnie Erbé

Edited packages aired during show segments  

Created weekly press releases and show listings  

Co-Founder/Host Oct. – Dec. 2014

WMUC Digital Radio Hakuna Matata Show, College Park, MD              

Programmed a weekly radio segment of African news and music

Created a following of over 300 people on Facebook

Researched insightful and relevant news for weekly discussions  

Assistant Manager                          May 2013 – March 2014

Vector Marketing for Cutco Corporation, Rockville, MD

Generated an influx of over 200 job applicants through college campus advertising

Accrued over $12,000 in sales for the company

Created a customer database of over 500 clients through networking

Won the Leadership Academy award for managerial training

EDUCATION

University of Maryland, College Park,            Dec. 2015

BA, Broadcast Journalism with French Minor

Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD           Aug. 2013

AA, Public Relations and Journalism

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