Basic Info

Sofie Messone Tapia

2 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Entry level

Work Experience

Reporter at University of Kentucky Student News Network (student activity)

Experience Details

Reporter

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Student

Anchored the news live on air
Produced three student broadcasts in their entirety that aired locally Pitched, wrote, shot, edited and reported local news stories for the broadcast
Repelled off of a 31-floor high rise for a story on a charity event Submitted a story on youth sustaining the local art scene for the 2016 AP awards at the request of my professor


Company Details

University of Kentucky Student News Network (student activity)

Lexington, United States

N/A

Aug 2016 to Dec 2016 (4 months)
Reporter at Lebanon Daily News

Experience Details

Reporter

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Entry Level

-Developed new role to create diversity of news
-Created relationships with minority leaders for diverse stories
-Wrote stories for the political, entertainment, feature and investigative beat
-Caught attention of USA TODAY for Beyonce Formation Tour coverage


Company Details

Lebanon Daily News

United States

11-50 employees

Publishing and Printing

http://www.ldnews.com/news/

Jun 2016 to Aug 2016 (2 months)
Digital Content Freelance Reporter at NewsChannel5 (ABC)

Experience Details

Digital Content Freelance Reporter

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Entry Level

-Wrote digital online content for Republican National Convention Shot video and -photos for Republican National Convention Covered protests and breaking news with Facebook Live


Company Details

NewsChannel5 (ABC) (multinational)

Cleveland, United States

51-100 employees

Media Production

http://www.news5cleveland.com

Jul 2016 to Jul 2016
Producer at WRFL 88.1FM (student activity)

Experience Details

Producer

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Student

-Selected and arranged news content for the 7am, 8am, and 9am show from APWire
-Produced 30 minute show on Free Clinic in Lexington, KY
-Read the news live on air


Company Details

WRFL 88.1FM (student activity)

Lexington, United States

http://wrfl.fm

Jan 2016 to May 2016 (4 months)
Reporter at Reporting Morocco (student activity)

Experience Details

Reporter

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Student

-Completed profiles on people in the community
-Collaborated on stories with Moroccan journalists
-Made connections with locals and found unique sources with jihadist ties
-Completed project on how poverty has contributed to rising numbers of jihadist recruits in Morocco
-Took Arabic courses


Company Details

Reporting Morocco (student activity)

Rabat, Morocco

http://morocco.roundearthmedia.org

Feb 2015 to May 2015 (3 months)

Achievements


Second Place for Associated Press Awards in Broadcasting (Kentucky)

Education

BA in Broadcast Journalism

Education Details

BA

Broadcast Journalism

University of Kentucky, United States

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

T.V Producing T.V Reporting T.V Anchoring T.V Script Writing Radio Producing Radio Producing Radio Script Writing Print Content Writing

N/A

University of Kentucky
2012 - 2016
High School - American diploma

High School Details

American diploma

Montessori High School at University Circle

United States

2012

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

Montessori High School at University Circle
2012
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Profile Skills and Keywords

AdaptiveBroadcast JournalismCommunicatorDigital Content Freelance ReporterEnglishFeature WritingFlexibleJournalismMediaMedia ProductionNewsChannel5 (ABC)Online Content WritingOrganizerPremier ProProducerPublishingPublishing And PrintingRadio ProducingReporterSocialSocial Media ReportingSpanishT.V ReportingTeam Player

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Spanish

Spanish

: Intermediate

: Beginner

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

Tools and Technologies

Premier Pro

Premier Pro

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Feature Writing

Feature Writing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Online Content Writing

Online Content Writing

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Radio Producing

Radio Producing

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

Less than 1 year

T.V Reporting

T.V Reporting

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

1-3 years

Social Media Reporting

Social Media Reporting

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

Key Skills

Communicator, Organizer, Flexible / Adaptive, Social, Team Player

Online Presence

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sofie-tapia/https://www.facebook.com/SofieMessoneTapia/?ref=bookmarks@sofie_tapiahttps://www.clippings.me/stapia27

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