/ Joel.Miguel.Delgado@gmail.com / JoelDelgado.com


Florida International University [External Relations] – Miami, FL
Staff Writer (May 2013-Present)
• Provide coverage of events, people and organizations on campus for FIU News and FIU Magazine.

The Miami Herald – Miami, FL
Freelance Writer (September 2010 - May 2012, January 2013-Present)
• Provide coverage of local high school sports throughout Miami Dade and Broward counties through game stories and live updates on social media outlets.
• Over 50 stories published in The Miami Herald.   

San Antonio Express-News – San Antonio, TX
Freelance Writer (November 2012 – January 2013)
• Provide coverage of local high football, this includes game stories, stats, and live updates on social media outlets. 

San Antonio Scorpions – San Antonio, TX
Public Relations & Communications Director (May 2012 – December 2012)
• Manage and provide content for SanAntonioScorpions.com, the official website of the North American Soccer League's San Antonio Scorpions, updating the team's social media
• Coordinate media relations operations, coach and player interviews, and relaying information on practices, games, special events, press conferences and other activities.
• Pitch story ideas to local, regional and national media outlets.
• Oversee press box activities on gameday and arrange and conduct post-game interviews.

Florida International University – Department of Student Media
Sports Director, FIU Student Media (January 2011 – January 2012)
• In charge of day-to-day sports content across The Beacon, FIUSM.com and Radiate FM. Set up a beat system that diversified content and provided in-depth content and analysis of FIU Athletics.
• Managed assignments for broadcasts of FIU sporting events.
• Scheduled content and production of FIUSM’s sports talk radio show “Panther Sports Talk Live.” • Oversaw a staff of two assistant directors and 12 writers.

Asst. Sports Director (January 2010 – January 2011)
• Helped manage and produce day-to-day sports content for The Beacon, FIUSM.com and Radiate FM.
• Provided play-by-play and color commentary for FIU sporting events.
• Mentored young writers, developing their skills as reporters and writers.       

Staff Writer (August 2009 – January 2010)
• General assignment and beat reporter for The Beacon, FIUSM.com and Radiate FM.
• Published over 100 stories, columns and radio spots during my three years at FIUSM.
• Stories written and published include sports, news, and opinion.


Florida International University, Miami, FL – Class of 2012
• B.A. in Political Science (Fall 2008 - Spring 2012)
• Minors in Journalism and English


• Proficient in multimedia sports and news reporting, including video and audio editing.
• Extensive radio and podcast broadcast and production experience. Also proficient in still and video photography.
• Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (all platforms), Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, inDesign, inCopy), Final Cut Pro and Windows Movie Maker, Basic HTML, Audacity, most professional blogging tools, online research tools (Lexis Nexis, Newsbank), search engine optimization and social media.

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