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: Multi-Media Journalist
July 2010- Present
Mulit-media journalist shooting, editing, writing and reporting on stories that affect the San Diego community.

KOCT: Oceanside Community Television: Production Crew
May 2007- September 2011
Editing television programs, producing both in studio and news magazine shows, crew for live productions, floor directing, and on-camera host/correspondent.

CBS: Chargers Sports: Runner Sept 2009- Present
· 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_________________________
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