Elena Gomez
Reporter/Producer
(760) 415-6589

Resume

Elena Gomez

(760) 415-6589

elena.cristin.gomez@gmail.com



EDUCATION________________________________



Chapman University, Orange, CA – Graduation date– May 2009

Bachelor of Fine Arts : Television and Broadcast Journalism

Public Relations and Spanish minors





Center for Cross-Cultural Studies, Seville, Spain – Spring 2008

Study Abroad student taking Intermediate/Advanced Spanish Language Classes



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE___________________

NBC 7 San Diego: Reporter/Multimedia Journalist

Oct 2012- Present

Storytelling in multimedia fashion by shooting, editing, writing and reporting on stories that affect the San Diego community. Live experience in-studio and in-the-field. Stories also turned for the web.



NBC 7 San Diego: News Associate

September 2011-2012

A competitive year-long program through the NBC network that is a training platform in the newsroom. Editing, writing for braodcast/web, shooting and reporting stories daily.



NBC 7 San Diego: Editor

July 2010 - September 2011

Video editing stories for the news, working teleprompter, archiving past news stories and loading news segments to the web.



KOCT: Oceanside Community Television: Production Crew

May 2007 - September 2011

Edit, write and produce television programming, produce in-studio shows, crew for live productions, floor directing and on-camera host/correspondent.



CBS Chargers Sports: Runner

Sept 2009- 2011

Working San Diego Chargers home football games as a runner by updating producers at the CBS Sports network with the status of the game.



NBC 4 Los Angeles: NewsRaw Intern

February 2009- May 2009

Working on KNBC’s digital news channel by updating the NewsRaw website and other web outlets with the latest news, researching/writing stories, and assisting with the production of the live newscast.



Executive Producer: Chapman University’s Newbie Nightcap Show November 2008



The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Intern

September 2008- December 2008

Organizing audience members to view the show, researching magazines/newspapers to find human interest and celebrity stories and assisting with production of the show.



THINK PR: Intern

September 2008- December 2008

Working with the press during celebrity sponsored events, making lists of key publics for promotions and organizing promotional gifts to send to magazines and celebrities.



NBC 7/39 News San Diego: Assignment Desk Intern May 2008-July 2008

Answering calls, calling police and fire for latest news information, pitching story ideas and helping with live productions.



FOX 11 News Los Angeles: “Good Day LA” Intern February 2007- May 2007

Writing entertainment stories and creating news packages for “Good Day LA.”



SKILLS/HONORS_________________________



President, NAHJ San Diego-Tijuana Chapter

February 2014-present



Alpha Gamma Delta Alpha Experience Advisor for SDSU

July 2012-present



District Attorney's Citizens' Academy Graduate

May 2014



Society of Professional Journalists 2nd Place Award for "Hot Classrooms"

July 2014



Appreciation Award for Boys and Girls Club of Vista, CA

May 2014



Girl Scout Gold Award Volunteer Advisor

September 2010-October 2012



STAR Award: Producing Voice of Oceanside: PTSD

June 2011



San Diego Press Club: 2nd Place for Producing "Voice of Oceanside"

October 2010



WAVE Awards: Producing "Night on the Town" and "Sun Project"

October 2010



Mir Tukhi Most Promising Broadcast Journalist Award

May 2006

Presented at Chapman University’s annual Cecil Awards to recognize student achievements



“Elena Gomez Day in the City of Vista”

May 2005

Proclamation from the City of Vista for community service dedication



Ability to read, write & speak Spanish in an advanced level