Adriana Belmonte

Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Major: Communication; Minors: English Literature and Global Studies
Dual Concentration: Journalism and Sports Communication
Cumulative GPA: 3.5

Merit Scholarship ● Dean’s List (3 semesters) ● Certified in CPR, First Aid, and AED ● Lambda Pi Eta

Student Journalist, Marist Admissions Office, Poughkeepsie, NY
December 2015-Present

Journalism Intern, Travel with Interesting People, Web-Based
December 2015-Present

Interviewer, Marist Institute for Public Opinion, Poughkeepsie, NY
September 2013-Present
– Utilize telephone interviewing software to make 150+ phone calls per shift, conducting surveys concerning national, political, economic, and social issues
– Compile record, and code results and data from surveys using computer program
– Maintain professional composure to persuade hesitant responders to engage

Tutor, Marist Academic Learning Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
January 2015-Present
– Provide academic assistance with subject comprehension in writing, Spanish, psychology, and communication
– Create study guides and outlines for students to better understand their course material

Editorial Intern, Hudson Valley Magazine, Poughkeepsie, NY
October 2015-December 2015
– Fact-checked and proofread articles and contact information for upcoming issues
– Created descriptions for local events and restaurants
– Archived previous issues into Excel database
– Pitched new topic ideas for upcoming issues
– Researched current trends to use as issue content

Public Relations Intern, Staatsburgh State Historic Site, Staatsburg, NY
September 2015-December 2015
– Promoted the Mills Mansion through public relations campaigning, including writing press releases, contacting tour companies, creating calendars and brochures, and distributing fliers throughout the Hudson Valley
– Assisted in various events throughout the mansion, including serving as a historical interpreter, event planner, and communications consultant

Intern/Staff Writer, Diversity Works Magazine, Poughkeepsie, NY
January 2015-December 2015
– Wrote monthly articles on issues related to diversity and affirmative action throughout the Marist College campus
– Conducted interviews with faculty, staff, and students for content purposes

Co-News Editor, The Circle (Marist Student Newspaper)
August 2015-December 2015
Opinion Editor, January 2015-May 2015

Public Relations Chair, Habitat for Humanity
August 2015-Present

Treasurer, Marist Society of Professional Journalists
January 2015-Present

Microsoft: Apple Software; Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher; Voxco; Facebook and Twitter; Adobe Software


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