LIZ ORTIZ
 Resume EXPERIENCE WBFF-TV Baltimore, MD September 2018 - Present Reporter Spectrum News Jacksonville, NC August 2016 - August 2018 Multimedia Journalist/ Reporter Present and disseminate informative reports on stories related to local and statewide issues for television and digital audiences Interview various department and division leaders Maintain contacts in all industries related to news and politics Build relationships with public information officers, community leaders and activists to develop story leads and attend events Analyze press releases to generate story content Use social media to develop a presence and communicate effectively NY1/ Spectrum News New York, NY July 2015- August 2016 Assignment Editor, Videographer Plan coverage and credential staff for upcoming news events Film breaking news and other stories throughout New York City’s five boroughs Pitch and coordinate future story ideas and interviews with local and state agencies and representatives Manage the assignment desk, planning daily news coverage; daytime and overnight Reach out to hospitals, government officials and NYC agencies to confirm information, set up interviews or to request comment Keep current with breaking news via social media, police scanners, or AP news wires Fox 5 (WNYW-TV) New York, NY June 2014 - August 2015 News Assistant Conduct interviews and shot b-roll with camera crews for daily news packages Pull file video for 5pm, 6pm and 10pm newscasts Work closely with editors to cut video evening newscasts Set up interviews for reporters Assist on the assignment desk, confirming stories and directing the news helicopter to breaking news Keep track of breaking news using newswires and social media; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Coordinate reporter live shots; incoming and outgoing feeds between affiliates Plan and coordinate future events and site surveys EDUCATION Southern New Hampshire University Master of Arts in Communication- Public Relations Concentration- April 2018 CUNY York College; Jamaica, NY Bachelor of Arts in Journalism- February 1, 2014 SKILLS Avid Interplay Access, Final Cut Pro, iNews, Dalet, LexisNexis, Accurint, Panasonic P2 HD Cameras Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google+, SnapChat Intermediate Spanish language and literacy skills