October 2017-January 2021
Assists hosts and production team in brainstorming story topics, booking interviews, producing segments, preparing scripts, and editing audio for fast-paced weekday news magazine program. Contributes to pre-production work including organizing scripts, checking sound for quality and factual integrity, and pre-interviews guests for either live or taped interviews. Coordinates program segments with newsroom reporters and others involved in programming at other NPR member stations. Producer and video editor for Tiny Desert Concerts that highlights the stories and performances of local bands. Finds interesting local voices for unique in-depth conversations and analysis. Produces video content for various stories. Brainstorms and produces unique reoccurring series ideas
GenuWine Arizona Wine Bar
Manager, Bar back
Informs guests on local and international wines, answers questions and helps them find the right glass. Manages a full staff, handling schedules and training, and signs off for inventory. Creates dining experiences for guests using local products. Organizes and cleans bar.
Indulge with Amanda Luberto
February 2020 - current
Hosts, produces and edits a podcast about non-guilty guilty pleasures. Researches various topics for episodes. Edits all audio and mixes music. Runs social accounts
Whiskey and Popcorn
Freelance Host and Producer
Serves as fill in host on a movie review and features podcast. Records, edits, cuts, and produces movie reviews and feature episodes. Writes scripts and researches movies, directors and actors for air.
October 2017-January 2018
Handles customer interactions with one of the largest retail stores in the world, specializing in high-end kitchen and household items.
Blaze Radio 1330 AM-KASC
Music Director, Station Manager
August 2014-May 2017
Managed and participated in six divisions of college radio station for four years and oversaw all aspects of the station and broadcasts. Supervised up to 300 students as station manager, conducted staff training in audio production including Doing, Adobe Audition, and interview techniques. Grew Blaze Radio from a 50 person staff to nearly a 300 person staff. Earned national recognition with Billboard and MtvU. Edited tape from interviews, guest spots, station promos and censoring music for FCC regulations. Did event planning for College Radio Day and the annual Kick Ass Spring Concert, which became the station’s signature event. Made decisions on station branding, finances, managerial choices, connections to Arizona State & The Cronkite School alongside the directors board. Led Blaze Radio’s community activities, bringing together charities, the university and fellow directors. Hosted a local music news show called Note Worthy
Cronkite News on Arizona PBS
Future, Tech reporter
January 2017-May 2017
Pitched, shot, wrote and edited technology and business stories for live video broadcast. Reported for both pre-recorded and live shots. Focused on finding local voices for both local and national stories. Collaborated with digital producers for more well-rounded story production. Ran floor production cameras during live show
I Am That Girl: Arizona State
Co-found and chapter leader
August 2014-May 2017
Co-founder of the Arizona State chapter of I Am That Girl. Launched Real Men night, bringing together chapter members and ASU football team players to discuss big issues, like gender equality and campus sexual assault. Earned the "Outstanding Achievement & Contribution Award" by the Commission on the Status of Women, the only award to ever be voted unanimously by the commission. Lead a panel about I Am That Girl at the National Collegiate Leadership Conference.
Sirius XM Satellite Radio
Music Programming Intern
Edited post-production for "The Village Folk Show" on the The Bridge every week. Produced and hosted a 1-hour version of "The Village Folk Show" for air at the end of my internship. Fully researched and produced two artists’ profiles for Symphony Hall channel of high profile classical musicians. Added 22 music titles to the SXM Folk music library, ensuring all metadata was complete, accurate and met compliance standards. Received voice coaching for four music formats, receiving favorable evaluations from director.
January 2016-May 2016
Pitched stories alongside the news department for daily air. Wrote and edited stories for hosts. Interviewed guests and cut tape. Produced a feature story for a local segment of Morning Edition
Social media director, blogger, co-editor
August 2014-May 2016
Wrote for the official music blog of Blaze Radio including album, song, and concert reviews, artists to watch, and long reads. Hired an editorial staff of 100+ students. Co-edited articles using a Wordpress domain. Controlled all social media outlets for the blog. Organized interviews on air and at venues for staff.
Arizona Foundation for Women
May 2015-August 2015
Digitized VHS tapes from 1995-2015, created a video for their 20th anniversary and scheduled tweets and Facebook posts using Hootsuite.
KFYI 550AM-The Mike Broomhead Show
May 2014-August 2014
Gathered day-of sound clips. Researched breaking news stories. Edited the daily podcast. Researched and pitched stories for the next day’s rundown
May 2014-August 2014
Handled customer interactions. Worked during the store's signature sale, the Semi-Annual Sale. Experience in cashiering, floor sales, runbacks and floor design.
Walter Cronkite Sports Network
Beat Writer and Photographer-D2 Elite Hockey
October 2013-March 2014
Covered the Arizona State Division II Elite hockey team. Wrote post-game recaps. Took photographs for the web content. Conducted post-game interviews for web
Social Media Skills
The Show, host
The Show, senior producer
The Show, executive producer
Cronkite News Content Director
Classical Music Program Director, Sirius XM
Former Blaze Advisor
Former Blaze Advisor, teacher
KJZZ News Director
Arizona State University
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication
2013 - 2017
Dean's List recipient
Rancho Solano Preparatory School
International Baccalaureate diploma recipient