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Nadira Jackson Resume 2015PDF

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  • 1. NADIRA JACKSON 120 Van Siclen Avenue. Apt. 2R Brooklyn, NY 11207 · (917) 946-3869 · Http:// EDUCATION Fordham University, New York, NY BA in Communications; Concentration in Radio & Television, Graduation Date: 5/2015 Fordham University Emerging Leaders (FUEL) Award Recipient Young Professional Career Network (YPCN) Career/Leadership Seminar Award Recipient RELEVANT COURSEWORK AND PROJECTS Advanced Television News Production, Television and Society, Ethical Issue in the Media Fordham Career Services Blog, Student Spotlight: Nadira Jackson Flash Issue No. 3 Spring/Summer 2014 Model; Fordham University’s Online Fashion Magazine RELEVANT EXPERIENCE CNN Heroes Production Rehearsals, Stand-in, New York, NY, 11/2014 • Served as “stand-in” help for the production of CNN Heroes at the American Museum of Natural History • Rehearsed camera angles, and tested audio and table configurations to prepare for live tapings • Assisted host, Anderson Cooper, and other presenters, during rehearsals as needed Fordham Nightly News (FNN), Reporter, Anchor, Interviewer, Editorial Writer, New York, NY, 9/2013 - 5/2014 • Selected after participating in a rigorous screen test and writing workshops for an on-air position • Engaged in a hands-on student run originally produced television news program weekly • Networked with Fordham faculty and students to conduct interviews, both live and on-tape • Prepared 8 story ideas and wrote, shot and edited package scripts BronxNet Television Internship, Intern, New York, NY, 6/2014 - 8/2014 • Assisted junior interns with the production of Open a community morning show • Worked behind the scenes of Open with the teleprompter, studio camera, and audio controls • Participated in a workshop taught by Emmy-award winning PIX11 news reporter, Nicole Johnson • Researched, wrote, shot, filmed, and edited weekly news packages about the Bronx with 3 fellow interns The NY Acting School For Film and TV, Acting Student, New York, NY, 10/2013 - 12/2013 • Engaged in 3 2-hour acting trial classes • Wrote and performed a monologue in an intimate setting with 7 other students in front of a camera • Learned to convey emotions in long shots and close-ups by performing acting exercises Fordham University Office of Media Services, Student Worker, New York, NY, 9/2012 • Functioned in a team environment by providing technical support to a campus facility • Assembled and operated media equipment, including Extron and Creston electronics, Mac adapters, and VGA cables, camcorders, TV/DVD players, projectors, laptops, clickers, and speakers • Assisted with large-scale events, such as admissions events, campus-wide functions, and faculty gatherings LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE Fordham Career Ambassador (FCA), Member, New York, NY, 9/2014 - 5/2015 • Created a news package highlighting Career Services employees • Recruited members and provided professional opportunities and career development to fellow students • Established brand awareness, office presence, and facilitated student, employer and administrative relationships • Attended a 4.5 hour leadership assessment seminar with the Young Professional Career Network Fordham University Global Outreach (GO!), Member, New York, NY, 9/2012 - 3/2013 • Participated in a short-term service and cultural immersion project in partnership with Center for Global Education • Executed marketing initiatives through social media to fundraise (Facebook and Instagram) • Fundraised through campus events (bake sales) and solicited donations by networking TECHNICAL SKILLS Final Cut Pro, Studio Camera, Microsoft Office Suite, Social Media Platform

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