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Michael has the experience of working as a Broadcast Journalist, Marketing Manager and Sales Associate. Most recently, Michael has partnered with Echo-Earth.com to manage their Public Relations and Marketing. In his spare time, Michael devotes time to his Lodge as a Senior Steward; cooking for 40 once month. Michael also devotes time to playing guitar and acting.

Profile Summary:
Broadcast Journalist Austin, TX
Director of Marketing & Public Relations Austin, TX
Actor Austin, TX
Freelance Writer Austin, TX
Classical Guitarist Austin, TX
More About Me
Guitar, writing, acting, sports, video editing
Work Experience:
Echo-Earth Video Marketing, 2008: Director of Sales & Marketing
Regional and Local media buys, commercial development, scripting and storyboarding, lead generation and sales team leader.

Ernst & Young, 1997 – 2000: Special Projects Leader and Area Manager
Multiple Area Manager enhanced business and revenue by 63% & $2.8 million, Directed sales executives, Coordinator of E&Y’s Ad Campaign, Recruiter of candidates for Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) Awards, Revenue program manager and E&Y liaison to Fortune 500 companies.

KENS-TV, CBS Affiliate, 1997: Account Executive
A KENS-TV Representative and Manager of 24 advertising accounts, Developed New Business, Negotiator of Rates, Proposal preparer, Liaison and Entertainment of sponsors and talent.

KUT News, 2007 – 2008
Freelance reporter responsible for story ideas, research, reporting and editing of radio stories.

KVUE, ABC Affiliate, 2004 to 2006: Reporter
“Breaking News” Reporter, responsible for “live” coverage of news in Travis, Hays, Williamson, Burnet and Llano Counties plus responsible for the daily review of courthouse affidavits.

KRGV, ABC Affiliate, 2002 to 2004: Anchor/Reporter
Anchor, Reporter, Developer of “Breaking News” stories, uncover community issues and problems for report.

KABB, FOX Affiliate, 2001 to 2002: News Editor
Editor, Weekend writer and occasional Assignment Desk Manager responsible for Acquisition Room Operations, Recording of feeds, editing voice-overs, teases, bumpers and feeds. On-Air Playback and constant monitoring of one-hour News Program ensuring broadcast quality.
Education:
Bachelor of Journalism, University of Texas, Austin
- Broadcast Journalism Sequence
Organizations / Affilations:
Parsons 222 - Masonic Lodge, Mexic-Arte, University Club
Michael Mendoza is located in Austin, TX and has the following skills: Broadcast Journalist, Director of Marketing & Public Relations, Actor, Freelance Writer, Classical Guitarist
Marketing / Sales, Business, Media, Training, Music, Talent, Writing / Journalism, Communications, Internet / Web, Video, Health / Fitness
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My Skills

Broadcast Journalist

Category: Media
Description
Create script quickly under high-pressure and at-times violent environments. Ability to create story ideas and fully research and turn a report within a few hours or "Live" depending on the story.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Bachelor of Journalism, University of Texas, Austin - Broadcast Journalism Sequence KUT News, NPR, Freelance reporter KVUE, ABC Affiliate, Reporter KRGV, ABC Affiliate, Anchor/Reporter
Years Experience: 6

Director of Marketing & Public Relations

Category: Marketing / Sales
Description
Build a companies profile and relations in the business community. Research and negotiate media Buys. Target partner companies and increase overall visibility.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Echo-Earth Video Marketing, Director of Sales & Marketing Ernst & Young, Special Projects Leader and Area Manager KENS-TV, CBS Affiliate, Account Executive
Years Experience: 8

Actor

Category: Talent
Description
Ability to take direction and translate that direction to a performance on stage, film or video. Able to form a character from a script. Commitment to rehearsals and direction.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Seal Sheild-Sick Patient /Echo-Earth/ Fall 2008 Las Amandas-Writer & Musician /Teatro Vivo/ Summer 2008 Petra’s Sueno-El Diablo /Rollins Theater/ Spring 2008 La Victima-Sammy /Teatro Vivo/ Fall 2007 Jesus Christ Superstar-Ensemble /Zachary Scott Theatre/ Summer 2007 Dream Healer-Luis /G2E/ Summer 2007 La Victima-Sammy /Teatro Vivo/ Spring 2007 La Pastorela-LuzbelJP /ALTA/ Winter 2006 Search for the Chupacabra-Reporter /Pants Down Production/ Fall 2005 Sol Que Tu Eres-Mictlantecuhtli /Guadalupe Theatre/ Spring 2001 Pocho/a!-Voice Over /Madmedia/ Winter 2000 Surcos de Oro-Cipriano /Guadalupe Theatre/ Spring & Fall 1999
Years Experience: 9

Freelance Writer

Category: Writing / Journalism
Description
Ability to research and report on any topic. Ability to translate stories into colorful and descriptive language.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Bachelor of Journalism, University of Texas, Austin - Broadcast Journalism Sequence KUT News, NPR, Freelance reporter KVUE, ABC Affiliate, Reporter KRGV, ABC Affiliate, Anchor/Reporter
Years Experience: 6

Classical Guitarist

Category: Music
Description
Ability to Compose new work and translate feel and emotion through composition.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Taught by Elario Lozano - Master Classical Guitarist Composition for "Las Amandas" Composition for "A Slight Discomfort" Composition for "El Cemetario"
Years Experience: 8