Experience

El Paso Times (June 2015-Aug. 2015)

Cronkite News and Arizona Sports (Jan. 2015-December 2015)

  • Super Bowl 49 coverage and Spring Training Reporter
  • Lead manager for Super Bowl and AZ Super Bowl social media accounts
  • For Cronkite News, wrote articles surrounding the Super Bowl and the Arizona Diamonbacks
  • Covered the Diamondbacks two days a week for the month-long Spring Training. Wrote 10 articles for arizonasports.com and Cronkite News.
  • Covered the Phoenix Mercury and Suns, and NASCAR for Cronkite News

soulciti.com (June 2014-Aug. 2014)

  • Summer Content Intern
  • Produced two historical feature articles for Summer 2014- PVIL and Deacon Samuel Matthews
  • Met and interviewed sources (two-in person interviews, one over the phone and three via email.

Daily Texan (Sept. 2012- May 2014)

  • Women’s tennis beat writer
  • Covered the University of Texas women’s tennis team from September 2012-April 2013. Produced 33+ articles, mainly preview/recap stories, plus features on Breaunna Addison and Elizabeth Begley.

Click to see more from Chris at the Daily Texan

Social News Network (Fall 2013)

  • Social Media Administrator and Contributor
  • As part of a class at UT-Austin, I contributed to four social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook/Pinterest, and Tumblr) for our Social News Network social media group.
  • Basic responsibilities included:
    -found news content and posted to social media
    -tweeted about the news daily
    -managed each platform for four weeks over a 12 week period
    -live-tweeted a college basketball game and produced a Storify to accompany it
    -collaborated and conducted a crowdsource project with others in my group
    -created an analytics report for a four week period of our various platforms

USA Sports

  • Freelance Opportunity
  • Wrote one article each for the USA Women’s Football National team and USA Football U-18 team. Covered their practice, interviewing the head coaches and a few players from each team:

USA Football U-18 Team

USA Football Women’s National Team

Skills

Sports writing
Mathematics
Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr)
HTML Basics
Adobe Photoshop/Premiere/Audition
Tableau, Adobe Edge/Illustrator, Google Fusion Tables, some QGIS
Video Recording
Taking still photos
Microsoft Word and Excel

Filmed more than 20 high school basketball games for Canutillo High School (El Paso)

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