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Carlos M

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Last Login 9/18/2016
Location Los Angeles, CA
Education College Diploma
Status Available
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Experience
Summary of Experience
Carlos has a degree from the University of California, Berkeley with a double major in English and Media studies. He was the Arts & Entertainment editor for The Daily Californian, Berkeley's largest print and online publication. In 2011 he won the Eisner Prize, Berkeley's most prestigious award for the arts.

Most recently he worked for the Wikimedia Foundation in San Francisco, the non-profit organization that manages the online encyclopedia Wikipedia. While there, he was the primary copyeditor and copywriter for the Foundation's communications department. He also managed and curated the Foundation's blog. Carlos had the unique opportunity to collaborate with writers from around the world that contributed to the blog - often providing copy editing, translation, and other services in an effort to construct an all-inclusive Wiki community. While at the Foundation, he also managed all social media accounts, drafted press releases, and wrote blog posts on a regular basis.

Carlos also has freelance writing experience. Some of his work has been published on Yahoo and other major sites. He is most knowledgeable on topics relating to technology, media, politics, sports, and entertainment, but has an array of other interests. In his free time he loves writing film criticism, and at times has written on a volunteer basis for various smaller independent film websites.
Specialties
His specialties are in media, entertainment, and technology.
Interests
Carlos has been a long time sports fan and loves to stay on top of teams and sports leagues from around the world. He's a news junkie and enjoys talking and reading politics.
Education
University of California, Berkeley English and Media Studies, Bachelor of Arts

Carlos was a double major in English and Media Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.


Honors and Awards
Eisner Prize Apr 2011
Carlos was awarded the Eisner Prize, Berkeley's most prestigious award for the arts, for a short documentary film he directed.

Projects by Industry
Entertainment

Carlos was the Arts & Entertainment editor for The Daily Californian. While there he managed a staff of 15 writers and wrote various film and music reviews, artist interviews, and editorials.

Technology

A Silicon Valley native, Carlos stays on top of the latest technology, software, news, and events. His work has been featured on Yahoo Business.

Projects by Asset Type
Press Release

Carlos has professional press release experience as a member of the Wikimedia Foundation's communications team.

Blog Post

One of Carlos' main duties while working at the Wikimedia Foundation was to write blog posts on behalf of the communications department. He also has experience writing blog posts on a personal level.

Article

As editor for the Daily Californian and Copyeditor for the Cinequest International Film Festival, Carlos has vast experience writing articles in traditional editorial format.

Projects by Writing Style
Journalistic

While working for the Wikimedia Foundation Carlos had the privilege to interview and write about online editors of Wikipedia from around the world.

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