Contact me & Résumé

Matthew Rodriguez

 210.204.7325

 Mcrodriguez1989@yahoo.com / mrodriguez76@mail.stmarytx.edu

http://www.mcrodriguez1989.wordpress.com (E-Portfolio)

SKILLS

Computer Software: ProTrack TV, inews,
Proficient with Microsoft Office—Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher; Adobe Photoshop 7.0, Adobe Photoshop CS4, Adobe InDesign CC, Adobe Illustrator CC, Flash MX2004, GIMP, Paint Tool SAI, Sony Vegas Pro 11, Final Cut Pro, Cinema 4D, Adobe Illustrator , Adobe Premiere CC, Windows Server 2008, Microsoft One Drive, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Sharepoint, Skype for Business

Computer Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 10, MAC OSX

Camera Models: Sony PMW-EX1, Nikon D-3000 (SLR), Olympus TG-310, Sony HandyCam

EDUCATION

Master of Arts in Communication Studies                                                           Graduation Date: December 2016

St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX

 

Bachelor of Arts in English Communications Arts                                            Graduation Date:  December 10, 2011

St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX

  • GPA: 3.06/4.0   Major GPA: 3.10
  • Dean’s List Honors Fall 2009

 

Coursework: Print Journalism, Graphics, Advanced Video Production, Multimedia, Management of Information Systems, 3 Advanced Literature courses

WORK EXPERIENCE

Digital Content Moderator February 2019 – Current
TaskUs, San Antonio, TX

  • Monitor online viewing content for a Top Rated social media client.
  • Maintain high-level scoring of accuracy and uphold set standards of performance
  • Effectively adapt to ever-changing standards

Outdoor Adventure Service Coordinator April 2016 – September 2018
Alamo Area Council Boy Scouts of America, San Antonio, TX

  • Managed offline rental spreadsheet and updated weekly to ensure all units were covered while on property
  • Set up event registrations online and assisted customers in registering for events in-person and over the phone
  • Created the Adventure Guide (semi-annual) featuring upcoming council events and information using Adobe InDesign
  • Edited together video teaser for Bear Creek Summer Camp 2018 to promote upcoming Summer Camp dates and activities
  • Developed marketing/promo plan to cover all camping events and drive people to our information
  • Utilized Facebook and other social media to promote upcoming events and deadlines for registering to attend
  • Managed trading post shop at Bear Creek Summer Camp June – July 2017 and June – July 2018 by purchasing goods to sell and returning unsold food that would expire prior to March

Media Account Specialist October 2013 -August 2015
KLRN Public Television

  • Responsible for the creation and development of sales materials, client presentations and proposals
  • Manage weekly ProTrack Report in collaboration with sales team and traffic department ensuring underwriting spot schedules are fulfilled according to contracts
  • Process affidavits/invoices and make up any missed placements based on client approval
  • Review proposals and alert client or primary internal client contact of contract expirations and renewals
  • Scheduled/staged items onto boards throughout each day for auction
  • Recorded four voice-overs for auction items
  • Secured sponsorships for KLRN’s 48th       and 49th Annual Blazing Gavels TV Auction
  • Staged items for the K, L, R, and N boards each night of auction in 2014 and 2015

 

Marketing/Communications Intern                                                                                  July 2013 – August 2013
Alamo Area Council Boy Scouts of America, San Antonio, TX

  • Helped earn an award in marketing excellence among other BSA councils nationwide in 2013
  • Responsible for story-collecting and story-telling through multiple media outlets such as Facebook and YouTube
  • Council Webmaster responsibilities and social media content manager
  • Fully re-designed a brochure that helped secure a $15,000 sponsorship from Cram Roofing and helped to create a promotional video that was used for asking for donations
  • Designed flyers for the upcoming popcorn-selling
  • Took inventory of all the historic items that will be put up on eBay to raise money for the council         

Videographer (2 Month Contract)                                    May 2013- June 2013
Johnson Controls, San Antonio, TX

  • Recorded a total of 22 sessions over a three-day period using a high-definition video camera
  • Recorded the slideshows for each session using a standard-definition camera
  • Edited 18 hours footage using Sony Vegas Pro and Presto into split-screen videos

News Producer Intern                                                                                                                 February 2013 – May 2013
KSAT12, San Antonio, TX

  • Assisted in logging video bites for VO to accompany news stories
  • Concisely and accurately wrote scripts with feedback from producers
  • Published news stories to the web (video)
  • Set up cues for show in iNEWS
  • Published images slideshows on the web and wrote teaser text for each

Inventory Control Coordinator                                                                                          August 2012 – April 2013
SeaWorld, San Antonio, TX

  • Researches and resolves inventory variances for the department
  • Works to ensure that all inventories are maintained properly following the company’s Standard Operating Procedures
  • Verifies all inventory is accurately delivered to locations throughout the park and reports any discrepancies
  • Updates the database on delivery documents and verifies quantities of items ordered and received

Graduate Assistant                                                                                                     August 2012 – December 2012

Communications Department, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX

  • Designed tables to ensure a professional look and feel for the Graduate School magazine, “Academia”
  • Assisted in the layout and visual elements for the pages in “Academia”
  • Collaborated with University staff and the Director of Graduate Studies in Communications
  • Proof-read documents and corrects any errors in writing

Staff Writer (Academic School Year Only)           August 2009 – December 2010 & August 2011 & December 2012
The Rattler Newspaper, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX

  • Received the ‘The Rattler Award’ for Best News Story “Satisfied?” in December 2010
  • Conducted interviews with local sources to accurately write and report articles for the News, Entertainment, and Sports sections
  • Collaborated both with University Officials and Professors to research statistics for student retention and residency rates
  • Published on the front page of Rattler Newspaper for “Satisfied” and “Campus Roads Need Fixing “articles
  • Recorded video footage and conducted video interview for a feature story

Cashier                                                                                                                                     June 2007 – April 2012

Target, San Antonio, TX

  • Provided guests with excellent customer service by locating items, doing price checks, and responding to guest complaints in a positive and helpful manner to contribute to a great shopping experience
  • Maintained the store appearance during operation hours and professional interacted with management staff
  • Marketed store’s credit card offers and store-quality surveys to all customers during the check-out process

Graphic & Promotions Intern                                                                                                              April 2011 – July 2011

KSAT 12, San Antonio, TX

  • Created graphics for local news broadcasts and developed traffic and weather maps before live reports
  • Assisted sound technicians by uploading sound effects tracks onto the server for more ease of access during live shows and reports
  • Learned how to use Cinema4D and Adobe AfterEffects during exposure to day-to-day news activities and broadcasts and shadowing the promotions director and the news teasers
  • Responsible for writing deals/advertisements and preparing web-ready photos for http://www.dealofthedaysa.com
  • Originated a press releases for the change in  programming at KSAT during the month September

LEADERSHIP

Student Reporter                                                                                                                          July – August 2012

Summer Institutes on Evidence-Based Quality Improvement, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio

  • Volunteered to video-record and ask questions for interviews of conference speakers and attendees
  • Edited the videos and made them web-ready for the UTHSCSA page using NeroVision

Program Staff                                                                                                                       August – December 2010

University Programming Council, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX

  • Volunteered for various UPC-hosted events—Boo Bash, Rattler Round-Up, Fright Night, Aloha Fest
  • Designed signs and created cut-out for Boo-Bash photo event

New Student Orientation Assistant                                                                                             June & August 2010

St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX

  • Organized and logistically coordinated social interaction programs as well as provided tours and served as an information source for prospective students and parents.

 Last Updated: October 29, 2018

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