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Alyssa Solazzo

                                 84 Elliott Place Freeport, NY 11520    (516) 244-4260      arosesolazzo@gmail.com

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Objective:     B.A. / Communications graduate with relevant academic and internship experience seeking a full-time entry-level position

 

Highlights of Qualifications:

Detail orientated, resourceful in completing projects in a timely manner

Team player who is willing to work outside job specifications as well as able to work independently

Capable of researching and analyzing information for practical use

 

Education:

Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY

B.A., Communications Media                     Graduation: January 2014

Overall GPA: 4.0                                       Major GPA: 3.84                                         

 

Honors:  

Molloy Dean’s list

The National Honor Society for Students of Communication (Lambda Pi Eta)

Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society

Magna Cum Laude

Time Magazine Person of the Year 2006

 

Coursework:                       

Advanced TV Production                             Communications Seminar

Introduction to New Media                           Online Content Production

Understanding Television                            Foundations of Media Theory

 

Course Projects:

Poems published in the Molloy Student Literary Magazine and Bards Annual 2014

Wrote PSA, webisode, and drama episode scripts for Scriptwriting in Media

Directed a three minute film in TV Studio Production

Shot and edited a ten-minute film for Advanced TV Studio Production

Senior thesis on How Women from Different Social Classes are Represented on Reality TV

 

Professional Experience:

Who’s Who Directories, Bellmore, NY                                                     Nov. 2015 – Present

Secretary/Data Entry Clerk

  • Answering and transferring calls in a professional manner
  • Quickly and accurately entering data into Microsoft Access
  • Writing, posting, and editing press releases on WordPress in a timely fashion
  • Writing and editing video scripts on Microsoft Word
  • Making postage with Stamps.com for deliveries
  • Filing in numerical order

AMC Theatres, Westbury, NY                                                                    May 2014 – Nov. 2015

Film Crew Member

  • Answering guest questions courteously and accurately or quickly directing them to the appropriate resource
  • Enforcing the movie ratings system courteously and effectively, and upholding “zero tolerance” policy in regards to ID checking
  • Cleaning and maintaining the exterior and interior areas of the theatre including auditoriums, restrooms, lobbies, concession areas, and box offices
  • Frequently monitoring auditoriums for picture and sound quality, temperature, lighting levels, audience behavior, and film piracy
  • Performing daily stocking and maintenance duties

Optomen Productions, New York, NY                                                       May 2013 – Aug. 2013

Intern

  • Navigated through the city and found the quickest routes for frequent equipment runs
  • Accurately transcribed audio and text from video footage and fixed typos
  • Found and corrected several mistakes in expense forms while assisting in production coordination
  • Conducted useful research on obscure topics for a variety of potential shows
  • Searched for and transcribed songs and composers into music cue sheets
  • Logging video, images and data into archives for future use
  • Retrieved missing items during occasional filing and assisting on shoots and deliveries
  • Scanned and burned DVDs

Ricky’s Costume Superstore, Oceanside, NY                                           Sept. 2009 – Nov. 2009

Sales Associate

  • Frequently greeted customers and sold merchandise
  • Helped customers with try on and pick out costumes and answered questions
  • Supervised the fitting room
  • Stocked racks and shelves as well as organized and cleaned the store during and after store hours
  • Reorganized items and assisted in light maintenance by bringing in boxes of merchandise

 

Community Outreach:  

Volunteer for Freeport Memorial Library                                                      June 2012 – August 2012             

Food Pantry Volunteer for Holy Redeemer Outreach Ministry                                             June 2012

Counterperson for Holy Redeemer Thrift Shop                                                                    June 2012

 

Computer Skills:     

  • Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Internet databases including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer
  • Video editing using Final Cut Pro
  • Web design with WordPress
  • Data entry with Microsoft Access
  • Pre-production including script-writing
  • Social media websites including Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr


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