You can download a PDF of my resume.

Daniela Vidal: Multimedia Journalist 

309-363-2221 | @daniela_lavida | vidal.e.daniela@gmail.com 

Work Experience

Intern, NPR’s Planet Money January 2017-June 2017

Projects Intern, HirondelleUSA, Media Development NGO  June 2016 – December 2016

  • Assist with funding proposals for projects in Sierra Leone, Myanmar and South Sudan
  • Conduct research for ongoing country specific/regional or thematic programs

Digital Intern, Here & Now WBUR Boston  May 2016-August 2016

  • Create social and web content to further conversations with our audiences
  • Advance audience engagement strategies through data-driven insight using Google Analytics

Podcast Contributor, Investigative Reporters and Editors Jan. 2016-Dec. 2016

  • Pitch, research, write and produce 20 minute long podcasts on how different investigative journalism pieces were developed, produced and received by audiences

Community Outreach Team Member, Columbia Missourian Jan.2016- May 2016 

  • Drive audience engagement via social media, using Google Analytics to provide data-driven insight for the Columbia Missourian and manage reader submissions
  • Redesign newsroom analytics report to better meet the needs of editors and reporters

Student Coordinator, University of Missouri August 2015- present

  • Supervise, guide and support 21 Peer Advisors in the creation and administration of college-level classes for more than 400 students’ Freshmen Interest Group seminars
  • Lead several hours of weekly professional development for Peer Advisors
  • Coordinate between student teachers and executive staff

Student Producer and Reporter, KBIA 91.3 FM Columbia, Mo. August 2015- Present

  • Pitch and report stories; edit and produce other reporters’ stories for a weekly political program focused on statewide politics
  • Pitched, researched and produced four features and six dayturns on health issues in mid-Missouri
  • Worked as an assistant producer on the Intersection community issue show, booking guests, transcribing audio, and producing a feature

Intern, Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa, Bogotá, Colombia May 2015- July 2015

  • Conducted background research and contributed to 3 major projects that investigated the relationship between government advertising and press freedom
  • Requested and obtained state government budgets on advertising through Freedom of Information requests

Peer Advisor, University of Missouri Residential Life August 2014-May 2015

  • Designed and taught a 1-credit hour class on journalism and communication on topics ranging from the effects of new technology in journalism to media representation

Intern, WCBU Peoria Public Radio  June 2014-August 2014

  • Pitched, wrote and edited a story on how local businesses benefitted from increasing World Cup popularity
  • Wrote 25 readers for broadcast


  • Fluent in Spanish: reading, writing and conversation
  • Reporting: Finding, editing and publishing stories, data-driven reporting, AP Style, interviews, MySQLite
  • Editing: ProTools, Adobe Audition, Final CutPro, PremierePro, Photoshop, Microsoft Office
  • Mobile Journalism: SnapSeed, FilmicPro, Hokusai
  • Management: WordPress, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights TweetDeck, Parse.ly

Additional Activities:

  •  I have developed skills in customer service as a secretary for InterServices Company, a small translation and interpretation company. I understand research methods and data collection from my two years as a research assistant for an English professor and journalism professor.



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