Cait Freda Multimedia Journalist

EDUCATION

  • Rutgers, The State University of NJ - Ed.M in College Student Affairs - GPA:4.0
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University - B.A. in Communication - GPA:3.86
Rutgers New Student Orientation and Family Programs

Graduate Intern (August 2016-Present)

  • Implement a strategic recruitment plan, including the design of promotional materials which attracted the largest applicant pool to date
  • Assist in the hiring & selection process of student staff
  • Generate an alumni database to promote program engagement of past student staff
  • Aided in the execution of various department events, including Parent & Family Weekend, Involvement Fair & the 2016 Annual BIG Orientation Conference
  • Revamped the Rutgers NSO Instagram and Facebook page by organizing, creating and planning tactical content
CNBC - Breaking News Desk

Breaking News Desk Intern (December 2015-May 2016)

  • Developed News Now updates for distribution to NBC affiliates nationwide
  • Curated and managed the launch of content of the @CNBCTravel Instagram account and gained 2,700 followers over a 3 month period
  • Worked on the Launch of the CNBC Travel Facebook page, organized content and gained over 2,200 likes in 2 months
  • Conducted interviews & wrote articles for CNBC.com
  • Served as a production assistant at the NYSE & NASDAQ
  • Created graphics & other producing elements using iNews and Vertigo
  • Transcribed, shot, cut & edited video using STRATUS
  • Helped shoot footage in the field, working alongside producers and cameramen
CNBC.com Stories
School of Art and Media Studies

Student Assistant (August 2013-May 2015)

  • Advised students with course selection & schedule creation
  • Composed reference guides for faculty & staff
  • Supported faculty through various projects using Microsoft software & Survey Monkey
  • Performed clerical tasks & provided administrative support to students & student organizations
InAwe Foundation

Media Coordinating Intern (May 2014-October 2014)

  • Prepared press releases, media articles & promotional materials to be distributed on the foundation's website
  • Oversaw the weekly Hunterdon Chamber Internet Radio show “Speak Up and Step Out”
  • Managed on-air radio show talent
  • Recruited & booked on-air guests for the radio show & compiled guest biographies
Fairleigh Dickinson University New Student Orientation

Orientation Leader (May 2014-August 2014)

  • Served as a university ambassador & promoted student engagement
  • Relayed important information to faculty, staff, students & parents
  • Lead 6 small groups of 15-20 incoming first-year & transfer students
  • Facilitated informative skits, icebreakers, team builders, lip syncs & social activities to ensure a positive student experience
  • Assumed Resident Assistant (RA) duties for student groups
Skills
  • inews
  • STRATUS
  • Vertigo
  • Photoshop
  • Canva
  • Adobe Spark
  • Windows Movie Maker
  • Event Brite
  • Survey Monkey
  • Mail Chimp
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Social Media
  • Writing
  • Recruitment
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Contact: Caitfreda@gmail.com
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