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MELISSA AMY ENAJE

| Melissa@nfreporter.com

CAREER PROFILE
4+ years experience creating, editing and managing compelling content for print and online media including magazines, periodicals, blogs and television. Strengths focus around social media management and marketing, writing and editing, content management, journalism, and research and analysis. Brings a strong understanding of new media trends and tools, with an ability to communicate content in an interesting and innovative manner that promotes audience engagement. Creative, adaptable, and hard-working, a team-player who thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

SKILLS
Content Management Social Media Marketing Curating Blog Content Print & Online Journalism Editing & Proofreading Research & Analysis Adobe Photoshop & InDesign Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest WordPress MailChimp HTML

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Marketing Strategist , CHRG Metals

May 2011- Present

Develop concepts and content for companys first bi-monthly newsletter, The CHRG Report, which identifies and analyzes key issues, patterns and trends in the steel industry, and is distributed to over 400 subscribers and customers. Conceptualize marketing opportunities and ideas to the executive team based on current business needs. Manage and implement companys social media presence on various platforms to drive business demand.
Freelance Journalist

Sept 2010 - Present

Production Assistant for CBS Sports, covering NCAA March Madness with NBA TV personalities. Hosted "On The Verge segment for TV pilot 4 The Record. Interviewed emerging music artist and producers. Covered Houston's underground music artists for 29-95.coms music preview section. Sideline reporter for mens and womens basketball games on RedStormSports.com StormTracker All-Access, streaming live interviews with coaches and players.
Correspondent , Nike Field Reporter/Nikewomen.com

Aug 2009 - Aug 2010

Contributed to monthly blog on Nikewomen.com, focused on marketing a variety of topics across fitness, merchandise, exclusive events and new artists, geared towards young women ages 16-24. Attended New York City industry events such as Delicious Training with Serena Williams, and was assigned coverage for a Nike/ Kay Yow Foundation NCAA basketball game in Oklahoma City.
Editorial Intern , The Source Magazine

Dec 2008 - July 2009

Researched and contributed lifestyle and music-focused content as part of TheSource.com. Interviewed featured artists and transcribed pre-recorded interviews for staff writers. Published in the March 2009 issue as part of the initial launch of The Fashion Report, a comprehensive list of the top 30 brands in urban fashion.
Campus Communicator , CBS College Sports and Powerade

Dec 2008 - April 2009

Utilized viral marketing strategies including guerilla marketing, product sampling and online promotion to contribute to results-oriented marketing campaigns. Contributing member for programs nomination as a finalist for the CableFax Best of the Web Awards in the Social Media Campaign category.

Staff Writer , The Torch

Aug 2007- Dec 2008

Wrote feature articles as part of the award-winning campus newspaper. Editorial duties included proofreading and copy editing for print and online stories.

EDUCATION
BS Journalism (Minor in International Studies), St. Johns University Study Abroad: France, Spain, Italy 2009 2008

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS


Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) St. Thomas Aquinas Youth Leader Sept 2010- Present Taught curriculum to elementary and high school students. Volunteered as story teller for Vacation Bible School. Young Professionals CommitteeBig Brothers/Big Sisters of NYC Oct 2006 - Present Served as committee leader for their annual Race For the Kids event. Fundraised and recruited volunteers for event and mentoring program. VolunteerDiscover the World: Study Abroad Jan 2008 - May 2008 Helped teach English at Pariss St. Paul Lycee High School. Assisted teacher with story time in Salamanca. Soup kitchen attendant in Rome.

MESLISSA AMY ENAJE | | Melissa@nfreporter.com