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ALEXIS K.

BARNES
449 Vermont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11207 | C: 570-982-1410 | alexiskbarnes@gmail.com | www.alexiskbarnes.com

Experience
Researcher/Newsroom Intern
09/2014 to 1/2015
Al Jazeera Media Network-United Nations Bureau
New York City, NY
Worked in the United Nations gathering and verifying information through interviews, observation and research for anchors and
other reporters. Logged live footage from pertinent Security Council, Noonday Press and General Assembly meetings and
contributed to the daily cycle of an international news network.
Manned and logged the live feeds during the 69th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
Research/reporting done on the Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders used in international broadcast coverage.
Coordinated expert talent for interviews/commentary for broadcast packages.
Contributing Writer/Freelancer
06/2013 to Current
Moguldom Media Group- AFKInsider.com
New York City, NY
Covered African news regarding business and technology, specifically agribusiness, entrepreneurship and initiatives at work that
increase profitability across the continent.
Traveled to Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to report on East African entrepreneurs/markets.
Newsroom Intern
05/2014 to 08/2014
WSVI-TV, ABC-affiliate
St. Croix, USVI
Combined video, audio and graphics to effectively convey stories pertinent to the St. Croix, US Virgin Islands and Caribbean
community.
Produced/shot broadcast package on a high school retention program that aired on USVI evening news.
Revamped and coded a new website for the news station located at wsvichannel8.com.
Editorial Intern/Freelancer
12/2013 to 05/2014
VICE Media, Inc.
New York City, NY
Produced stories for VICE.com and VICE Magazine on investigative and human-interest topics. Freelance currently, on
assignment.
Article written on alternative sanitation received over 10,000 page views and lead to a reporting trip to Haiti.
Managed the Content Management System, improved SEO and facilitated with reporter submission fact checks.
Related Experience
Journalism Graduate Reporting Trip to Brussels, EU/US Summit
Delegation of the EU to the US

03/2014 to 03/2014
New York, NY

ESL Instructor
ChungDahm Learning Institute

02/2012 to 03/2013
Cheonan, Korea

Volunteer Coordinator
Amnesty International- G48

03/2012 to 01/2013
Seoul, Korea

Web News Intern


05/2010 to 8/2010
DC FOX News WTTG Washington, DC
Skills, Software/Hardware
Visual/Audio &Editing: Final Cut Pro X, Reaper, InDesign, PhotoShop, CMS Systems, AP Style, Marantz audio kits, JVC HM100U
Video Camera, Canon EOS Rebel 60D dSLR Camera, lavalier and cardioid microphones, Adobe Creative Suite.
Education
Master of Arts: Journalism, International Concentration
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Association of Black Journalists, CUNY Graduate Chapter- President
Bachelor of Arts: Print Journalism
Howard University

December, 2014
New York City, NY
2010
Washington, DC