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Lynette Montalvo 

 Skills

Languages: Business level communication skills in both English and Spanish (written and verbal).

Computer: Proficient with both Mac and PC Platforms as well as with presentation tools such as Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, familiar with Excel, Outlook). Working knowledge of Final Cut Pro, WordPress, and Adobe Creative Suite.

Social Media Platforms: Proficient in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, which include media interviews and attention to detail.

Education:

Bachelor of Arts in English Communications           Expected Graduation: December 2016

  • Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX                                                                                                      GPA: 3.45

Work Experience

Communications Office Assistant                                                             August 2013 – Present

University Communications, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX  

  • Produce news articles and stories published within the university website.
  • Provide administrative support for 13 communication staff focused in the areas of public relations, social media and website management.
  • Give reception support for incoming guests and redirect an average of 10 incoming multi-line phone calls to appropriate university faculty and staff members.
  • Organize confidential and business paperwork.
  • Use copy and fax machines and create documents, files, and labels in digital and paper formats.

Media Services Assistant                                                                            October 2016 – Present

Spurs Sports & Entertainment, San Antonio, TX

  • Handle and distribute media credentials and passes during San Antonio Spurs Basketball home games.
  • Monitor media dining check-in and all media materials.
  • Distribute in-game and postgame statistics to all media members.
  • Record and transcribe player and coach interviews.

Marketing / Public Relations Intern                                                   September 2016 – Present

Guide Dogs of Texas, San Antonio, TX

  • Build and manage the organization’s social media profiles and presence utilizing communication strategy.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, and media representatives and use these relationships to develop new business opportunities.

Gold & Blue Magazine                                                                                   January 2015 – Present

St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX

  • Photograph events on campus to then publish in magazine.
  • Assist with interviews for magazine, by monitoring session, annotating conversation, and prompting interviewee with questions at end of session.

Broadcast Intern                                                                                           June 2015 – August 2015

Entravision Communications, McAllen, TX                  

  • Aided with broadcast of live morning shows “Alegre Despertar” and “Good Morning Valley” on affiliated Univision and Fox channels.
  • Air check monitors, reviewing live content in studio.
  • Edited and uploaded video for broadcast productions to show on websites using WordPress.
  • Production assistance with talent working.

Community Service

Volunteer, Continuing the Heritage, San Antonio, TX                                   August 2013 – Present

  • Volunteer for organizations: San Antonio Dream Center and San Antonio Youth Literacy within San Antonio.

Volunteer, Fiesta Oyster Bake, San Antonio, TX                                               April 2014 – April 2015

  • Assisted St. Mary’s communications booth by promoting school and St. Mary’s University hosted events via social media (Facebook and Instagram).
  • Provide tour of campus grounds to inform Oyster Bake attendants about special promotions.

Leadership Experience

Member, Lambda Pi Eta, Communications Honor Society St. Mary’s University              October 2016 – Present

Member, Sigma Tau Delta, English Honor Society St. Mary’s University                      November 2015 – Present

Member, National Society of Leadership and Success, St. Mary’s University                November 2014 – Present

Electronic Portfolio and References Available Upon Request

Final Reflection on Media Production

In Media Production I, I learned skill sets of communication technologically, visually, and interpersonally. Throughout the class, I also developed as a communicator in ways I never thought I would.

Media Production I has helped me learn and strengthen editing skills over numerous platforms. It is an invaluable step into learning how to succeed for my future career in communications, where I will undoubtedly come across the need for know-how in editing. Coming in, I knew only the basics about Final Cut Pro, and have now expanded my knowledge on the workings of the program. I was also surprised to work with a multitude of different programs like Garage band, WordPress, and various media conversion apps.

Throughout the course, I was able to piece together projects in a way that would appeal to a professional audience. After each project was finished, I found the feedback we got back really helpful as it encouraged me to work harder and focus on what could make the projects be better. There were some times that I couldn’t figure out how to get what I was imagining on each project, but it was also this process that helped me develop a better work ethic. I would come in on the weekends over the period of two days or more to work on each project so that I could be satisfied with the turn out.

As we interviewed numerous people for each of our interviews, I was also able to improve my communication skills. It is a personal goal of mine to keep developing as a communicator, so it really was a great opportunity. There had also been instances where I met people I really got along with and interviewing them helped me to get to know more. If there is anything I could tell other people about this class, it is how they will get to meet new people all the time and develop connections.

Although I’m sad to see this class come to end, I know that I have taken a lot of expertise with me. I really hope to take a class that will challenge me to the best of my ability. I am grateful to have been a part of this experience!

Scene on Campus: Pecan Grove Review Unveiling

St. Mary’s University, associate professor of English Refugio “Ito” Romo, Ph.D, students, staff, faculty, and alumni gathered together to unveil the redesigned literary magazine, Pecan Grove Review XVI, atThe Twig Book Shop on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

The event also gave those who published pieces a chance to experience reading at a book shop as authors regularly do.

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The Publication has been a tradition of the St. Mary’s University community since 1993 and promotes the literary creativity of students, staff, faculty, and alumni.

Join in for a great and worthwhile experience!