About Me

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My name is Jazmyn Griffin and I love music, pizza, writing and taking pictures. I’m an African &  African Diaspora Studies and Journalism sophomore at the University of Texas at Austin. I’m Supervising Producer for Austin Underground with Texas Student Television and a Contributing Writer for USA TODAY College.

Photo Portfoliohttp://jazmyngphotos.portfoliobox.me/ 



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Jazmyn Griffin

jazmyn.griffin@gmail.com

 

Jazmyn Griffin

jazmyn.griffin@gmail.com 281.608.4777

jazmyngriffin.wordpress.com

EDUCATION

The University of Texas at Austin                                                                 Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2018

Bachelor’s in Journalism & Bachelor’s in African and African Diaspora Studies                                                                            Current GPA: 3.51/4.0

Universidade Federal Fluminense – Niteroi, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil                               2015 Summer Study Abroad

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

USA TODAY COLLEGE                                                                                                                     2015-Present

Contributing Writer

  • contribute 1 or more stories per month towards a college interest and audience

Texas Student Television-Austin Underground                                                                               2014-Present

Supervising Producer & Marketing Coordinator

  • communicating with potential interviewees, publicists, bands, or establishments
  • planning and managing segments through production
  • routinely leading production crews; helping and training show volunteers
  • organizing and attending weekly show and producer meetings

CRIOLA                                                                                                                                                   Summer 2015

Intern

  • Run social media accounts for “Andrew Presente” to raise global internet awareness
  • Crowdfund online for upcoming GLOBO show, “Usando a Lingua”

The Daily Texan                                                                                                                                           2014-2015

Columnist

  • Pitch and write op-ed columns on social issues     

Houston Chronicle                                                                                                                                       2013-2014

High School Contributor

  • Photograph and write reviews for Houston concerts
  • Select tours to cover
  • Receive mentorship from reporters

 

ORGANIZATIONS

Headliners Events and Entertainment Planning, Society of Professional Journalists

 

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Computer: 53 WPM/260 CPM, Microsoft Products, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, WordPress, Basic Web Design Communication: Diversity/Cultural Awareness and Appreciation Training Languages: English(native), Portuguese( intermediate – speaking, basic – writing), Spanish(basic – speaking,writing)

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