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BRIANA CASTAÑÓN

Resume

EDUCATION

Master's Degree in Journalism - May 2020

Bachelor's Degree in Journalism with a concentration in Broadcast and Digital Media

Minor in Social Sciences

  • University of North Texas, August 2016 - Present

  • Collin College, August 2015 - May 2016


WORK EXPERIENCE

News21 Reporter                                                                      January 2019- August 2019

  • Research/Investigating Skills

  • Video/Photo 

  • Editing on Lighroom


Graduate Assistant - Denton, Tx                                                           July 2018 - June 2019

  • Overseeing and managing 400 residents

  • Supervising and directing 8 Students

  • Creating and marketing events for students to create community

  • Leading meetings and creating agendas

Denton Television                                                                                             Spring 2018

  • Enterprise Reporter - shoot and edit a story.

  • Producer - Short Newscasts

  • Writing - News scripts and graphics


NT-Daily TV                                                                                                              Fall 2017

Enterprise Reporter

Quick Turn Reporter - Pitch, shoot and edit a story.

  • Producer - Produced a thirty minute news cast.

  • Floor Director


NTTV News                                                                                                             Fall 2016

  • Audio and Prompter


    Resident Assistant - Denton, Tx                                                   August 2016 - Present

  • First Flight Week Leader

  • Work with at least forty residents to build community and connect them with resources on campus to excel their college career

  • Work through high stress situations and regulate them through given procedures in a timely manner

  • Complete incident reports

  • Communicate not only with RA’s in our specified hall but across campus    


Amy’s Hallmark - Plano, Tx                                                      November 2013 - On-Call

  • Key holder: takes place as manager any time manager is out of the store

  • Creates daily plans that create sales pitches and strategies to increase IATs and exceed sales goals

  • Deliver exceptional customer service through clear understanding of customer needs

  • Brand Ambassador

  • 2016 Brand-Champion for the district  


AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Lone Star Emmy Recipient for Serious News

  • TIPA first place - Spanish Newscast

  • TIPA Honorable Mention - DACA Story

  • Facebook For Journalists Certified

  • Honors College

  • President/Dean’s List

  • RLA Community Development Award

  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars

  • JEA - National winner for First-Year Photography

  • UIL - Honorable Mention for Sports Photography

  • Hallmark Brand Champion

  • LEAD Ambassador Achievement

  • ‘Good Kid’ in DMA