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Abimael Medina

Communications Specialist | Photographer | Techie

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Skills

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Photography

Corporate, Portraits, Events, Photojournalism, Virtual Reality (VR), etc. For the past 4 years, I’ve been working on improving my Photography skills to provide nothing but exceptional service and results.  

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Web / Social Media 

From an early age, I’ve been an avid reader that enjoy learning many things, especially when there’s a creative process involved. Everything that I can get my hands on related to learning WordPress and Social Media and is time well spent.

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Technology

Expertise in Wordpress, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Audition, Etc.), Final Cut Pro X, Apple iWork suite, Microsoft Office and Ableton.

Master’s Degree in Communications, Advertising (in progress)

Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University, New York 

BBA, International Public Relations (May 2018)

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

BBA, Radio, TV & Film Production (May 2018)

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

Social Media Manager Certification (June 2016)

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

EDUCATION

EXPERIENCE

Abimael Medina (Self-Owned Business) (May 2015 – Present)
Photography, Social Media Strategy, Video, Etc. 

Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (May 2016 – Present)
Investigative and Documentary Photojournalism  

Arteaga & Arteaga (September 2017 – November 2017)
Professional Internship, Creative Department (Design)

La Perla del Sur (May 2016 – November 2016)                
Social Media & SEO Specialist, Photojournalist, Digital Content Curator

Leones de Ponce BSN (February 2016 – June 2016) 
Photojournalist (2016 Basketball Season)

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico (November 2014 – May 2017) 
Press & Communications Department Photojournalist

United States Marine Corps (January 2010 – January 2014) 
Logistics. Military experience in Japan, United States & Afghanistan.

AWARDS

– 2016: David Alan Harvey’s Student Workshop (earned an entry to participate in his Puerto Rico Workshop)

– 2016: Silent Film Fest (Won Cinematography Conservatory of Puerto Rico Scholarship)

– 2015: Financial Awareness Video Contest | Federal Reserve Bank Of New York (https://goo.gl/nTM48x)
https://goo.gl/iqSrXz  |  https://goo.gl/eFoJbs

– 2015: Ismael Fernández Award | XXV Edition, Photojournalism Association of Puerto Rico Photography Contest (won El Nuevo Día Scholarship) https://goo.gl/kiZPLJ

Important

Publications

– 2018: Centro De Periodismo Investigativo: Monsanto & Government

https://goo.gl/8GJSRt  | https://goo.gl/HxAZuT

– 2017: El Nuevo Herald, Tamba Bay Times & Centro De Periodismo Investigativo: Hurricane María Investigative Series.

https://goo.gl/VUrEzohttps://goo.gl/grSg9W

https://goo.gl/os1RcBhttps://goo.gl/RCqQyQ

https://goo.gl/qvKPHi

– 2017: Centro De Periodismo Investigativo: Paraíso Transgénico | Overseas Press Club 2017 Award for Best Investigative Journalism Series 

https://goo.gl/ftxRwj 

– 2016: Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (Featured Investigation): Puerto Rico Gives Away Over $519 Million to Multinational Seed Corporations Including Monsanto

https://goo.gl/TmYh5g | https://goo.gl/nhx8xe

https://goo.gl/sPbg0G  | https://goo.gl/n18SSQ

– 2016: La Perla Del Sur: Arrestan en Peñuelas a opositores de cenizas de AES 

https://goo.gl/f4Ysz2

– 2016: Metro Puerto Rico: Irán en alzada contra manifestantes arrestados en Peñuelas

https://goo.gl/r4yybZ