Elena Gomez


Elena Gomez


Chapman University, Orange, CA – Graduation date– May 2009, Bachelor of Fine Arts : Television and Broadcast Journalism
Minors: Public Relations and Spanish
Center for Cross-Cultural Studies, Seville, Spain – Spring 2008
Study Abroad student taking Intermediate/Advanced Spanish Language Classes

NBC 7 San Diego: Reporter/Multimedia Journalist
Oct 2012- Present
Morning show reporter covering breaking news and feature stories. Also, past work at NBC includes story telling in multimedia fashion by shooting, editing, writing and reporting on stories that affect the San Diego community. Live experience in-studio and in-the-field. Stories also turned for the web.

CBS Chargers Sports: Runner
Sept 2009- present
Working San Diego Chargers home football games as a runner by updating producers at the CBS Sports network with the status of the game.

NBC 7 San Diego: News Associate
September 2011-2012
A competitive year-long program through the NBC network that is a training platform in the newsroom. Editing, writing for braodcast/web, shooting and reporting stories daily.

NBC 7 San Diego: Editor
July 2010 - September 2011
Video editing stories for the news, working teleprompter, archiving past news stories and loading news segments to the web.

KOCT: Oceanside Community Television: Production Crew
May 2007 - September 2011
Edit, write and produce television programming, produce in-studio shows, crew for live productions, floor directing and on-camera host/correspondent.

NBC 4 Los Angeles: NewsRaw Intern
February 2009- May 2009
Working on KNBC’s digital news channel by updating the NewsRaw website and other web outlets with the latest news, researching/writing stories, and assisting with the production of the live newscast.

Executive Producer: Chapman University’s Newbie Nightcap Show November 2008

The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Intern
September 2008- December 2008
Organizing audience members to view the show, researching magazines/newspapers to find human interest and celebrity stories and assisting with production of the show.

THINK PR: Intern
September 2008- December 2008
Working with the press during celebrity sponsored events, making lists of key publics for promotions and organizing promotional gifts to send to magazines and celebrities.

NBC 7/39 News San Diego: Assignment Desk Intern May 2008-July 2008
Answering calls, calling police and fire for latest news information, pitching story ideas and helping with live productions.

FOX 11 News Los Angeles: “Good Day LA” Intern February 2007- May 2007
Writing entertainment stories and creating news packages for “Good Day LA.”

President, NAHJ San Diego-Tijuana Chapter
February 2014-present

Alpha Gamma Delta Alpha Experience Advisor for SDSU
July 2012-present

District Attorney's Citizens' Academy Graduate
May 2014

Society of Professional Journalists 2nd Place Award for "Hot Classrooms"
July 2014

Appreciation Award for Boys and Girls Club of Vista, CA
May 2014

Girl Scout Gold Award Volunteer Advisor
September 2010-October 2012

STAR Award: Producing Voice of Oceanside: PTSD
June 2011

San Diego Press Club: 2nd Place for Producing "Voice of Oceanside"
October 2010

WAVE Awards: Producing "Night on the Town" and "Sun Project"
October 2010

Mir Tukhi Most Promising Broadcast Journalist Award
May 2006
Presented at Chapman University’s annual Cecil Awards to recognize student achievements

“Elena Gomez Day in the City of Vista”
May 2005
Proclamation from the City of Vista for community service dedication

Ability to read, write & speak Spanish in an advanced level