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ANA BARBU 21-24 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria, NY 11105 516-524-1468 • • Multimedia producer with experience in web and graphic design | HTML and CSS | video/photo/audio producer | CMS knowledge | writing, editing, research. Versatile web designer and editor with a strong passion for creating multimedia content, writing, initiating and implementing social media strategies.


Multimedia producer with experience in web of and graphic design | HTML and |CSS | Director of Web Communications | College Mount Saint Vincent| college Riverdale, N.Y. September 2011— Present video/photo/audio producer

| CMS knowledge | writing, editing, research. Versatile

•web Leaddesigner the development and with maintenance the College's web content and designcontent, and editor a strongofpassion for creating multimedia • Collaborate with the College Relations and Institutional Advancement offices to develop effective strategies for writing, initiating and implementing social media strategies. communicating through the institutional website and other electronic media • Research and write original material; edit existing material; repurpose text for print for electronic media

Broadcast Intern | Voice of America | broadcast organization | New York, N.Y. May 2011— July 2011

• Worked with reporter-producers on video and multimedia stories to develop skills as field producer, video editor • Conducted research to find sources for stories, developed pitches using news wires, such as AP and Reuters, and databases • Observed and assisted reporters with news gathering operations at the United Nations in New York

Editorial Intern | Syracuse New Times | alternative weekly | Syracuse, N.Y. Jan. 2011— May 2011

• Wrote five long features and a news piece based on event and press conference coverage • Wrote album and show reviews; captured and edited videos for music blog The Upbeat • Pitched ideas, found sources, conducted interviews and online research

Multimedia Reporter | The | online news publication | Syracuse, N.Y. Sept. 2010 — May 2011

• Pitched, covered, and took photos of live music shows and university lectures to produce more than 10 pieces • Created three multimedia packages (covered a music show, an outdoor environmental event, and a sport game)

Web Editor and Writer | Uncovered Sounds | music blog | New York, N.Y. Feb. 2010 — July 2011

• Review songs, live shows, interview and write profiles of emerging musicians • Design and maintain blog

Editorial Intern | Bentley-Hall, Inc. | publishing company | Syracuse, N.Y. Sept. 2010 — Dec. 2010

• Wrote five profile pieces for International Musician and contributed to a feature for Making Music magazine • Conducted and transcribed extensive phone interviews; completed online research

Editorial Intern | AAA New York Car & Travel | travel magazine | Garden City, N.Y. May 2009 — Aug. 2009

• Pitched, researched, and wrote two long features for online magazine and short features for print magazine • Proofread articles in final stage prior to publication

Research Assistant | Village Voice | alternative weekly | New York, N.Y. Aug. 2008 — Dec. 2008

• Conducted research to assist investigative reporter Wayne Barrett write political features and blog posts • Interviewed prominent political figures • Uncovered information through database searches on LexisNexis, the Campaign Finance Board, the Federal Election Commission, and the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Edgar database


Writer Blogger| S.I. | Adelphi University Office of Communications Public Affairs | Garden City, N.Y. Syracuseand University Newhouse School of Public | Syracuse, N.Y. June — June 2010 M.A.2007 in Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism | July 2011

• Wrote numerous features for Adelphi University Magazine and monthly newsletters •Adelphi Created University weekly entries for international | Garden City, N.Y.student blog Romanian Ruminations and press releases for website B.A. in Communications, Political Science, Honors College | May 2010


Computer: InDesign; Photoshop; Illustrator; Final Cut; Audacity; CMS (Drupal, WordPress, Tumblr), Avid, Microsoft Office Language: Proficient in Romanian; fluent in Norwegian and French; Latin translation Music: Piano, score reading, composition (studied eight years; played for more than 15); Orchestral percussion (4 years)


• S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Liu Multicultural Scholarship | Aug. 2010 - May 2011 • Adelphi University Communications Department Excellence in Journalism Award | May 2010 • Adelphi University Political Science Department Excellence in Scholarship Award | May 2010 • Adelphi University Honors College and Provost Scholarship | Aug. 2006 - May 2010


Updated November 2011


Updated November 2011