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6/9/17: ****Mole brings Pilsen community together (Medill Reports)

5/29/17: Local business brings healthy chocolate to Chicago (Medill Reports)

5/29/17: Local musician teaches toddlers about healthy eating (Medill Reports)

5/29/17: 'Live Music Now' brings music education to Chicago Public Schools (Medill Reports)

5/19/17: Robot Revolution comes to Chicago (Medill Reports)

5/4/17: **AfriCaribe brings Chicagoans together with Puerto Rican music (Medill Reports)

4/25/17: Logan Square teens preserve their Latino culture (Medill Reports)

4/11/17: 'Fiesta' brings health services to Chicago's Latina community (Medill Reports)

3/15/17: **Millennials look to traditional music to help preserve Puerto Rican culture (Medill Reports)

3/9/17: ***World's first 'nerd circus' originates in Chicago (Medill Reports)

6/9/16: ***Duke Class of 2016 Beach Ball Toss (Duke University)

3/11/16: 2016 Youth Voter Outlook (Duke University)

3/10/16: Satellite Antenna Creates New Possibilities (Duke University)

11/14/15: Duke Student Democrats and Republicans Debate Income Inequality, Environmental Concerns (Duke University)

11/10/15: Alternative Transportation Increases at Duke University (Duke University)

10/31/15: Duke's Freshmen Basketball Players Brave a Haunted House (Duke University)

10/21/15: Duke Students Fight World Hunger (Duke University)

9/17/15: Free, Eco-Friendly Transportation Service Comes to Duke (Duke University)



All videos are news packages produced, shot, edited and narrated by Alissa except:

**: AJ+ social media style

***: Non-narrated

****: Non-narrated long form

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Experience

  • Atlassian- HipChat Social Media Intern
  • SB Nation/Swish Appeal WNBA Reporter
  • Unikorn, Inc.- Marketing & Social Media Manager
  • The Week at Duke in 60 Seconds (ABC11) Anchor
  • Duke Office of News & Communications Video Reporter
  • NBCUniversal's The Today Show
  • 35th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards
  • 11-year SAG/AFTRA member
  • Duke in New York: Arts and Media Program


​Relevant Coursework

  • ​Markets and Marketing
  • Marketing Management
  • Psychology of Consumers
  • Organizations and Management
  • ​Television Journalism
  • The Business of Arts and Media
  • The Arts in New York: A Thematic Approach
  • Multimedia Documentary
  • Social Problems
  • Arts of the Moving Image
  • Theories of Visual Media Studies
  • Media Theory
  • Introduction to Visual Culture
  • History of Documentary
  • News Writing and Reporting
  • Visual and Media Studies Senior Capstone
  • Markets and Management Capstone


Skills:

  • Writing, shooting, editing, voiceover
  • Edit software (Adobe Premiere, iMovie, Final Cut Pro)
  • Blogging (Wordpress, Tumblr)
  • Social media (Hootsuite, UTM tracking)
  • Marketing analytics (Simply Measured, Google Analytics, Facebook Analytics)
  • Music cues (Volicon, Music publishing sites, Audition)
  • Basic experience with Avid and iNews
  • Microsoft Office
  • ​Internet research
  • Logging​