Long story short — I beat all odds. Here are some highlights:
Born to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father in the inner city housing projects of Hoboken, New Jersey.
First-generation college graduate who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and minor in Women’s & Gender Studies from Wake Forest University.
Pro media professional with 12+ years of experience in journalism starting from square one: unpaid intern.
Worked with and within media giants like CNN, Cox Media Group and Gannet-USA Today as a Reporter, Producer, Strategist and more.
Notable education and work experiences that have brought me in and through the U.S all the way to Europe where I’ve covered everything from the portrayal of women in media to one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history.
Vast portfolio of facilitating workshops, moderating panels and speaking at conferences, events and universities in the U.S.
Currently working as afull-time Digital Strategist in the Television industry, part-time consultant to companies and entrepreneurs, and mentor to others through 1:1 coaching.
Life is good in South Florida where quality time is spent exploring local gems with my partner and loved ones.
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