WHAT I'VE DONE

ALYSSA PAGANO

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assistant Video Producer, IEEE Spectrum
New York, NY  January 2017-Present

Pitching, producing, shooting and editing videos about new technology. Writing copy for video posts.

Project Coordinator, Sidewalk Labs
New York, NY  April-May 2017

Managed Sidewalk Labs’ participation in an urban planning conference. Served as lead communications contact, edited keynote speech, curated four tech talks, designed and acquired materials for conference booth.

Video Intern, Aeon Magazine
New York, NY  June-August 2016

Reviewed and critiqued submissions for Aeon’s video program to determine if they were suitable in style and caliber for Aeon’s site, edited Aeon’s original videos, wrote copy for video posts.

Writer/Journalist, Freelance
New York, NY, 2012- Present

Research, interviewing, and writing travel, culture, and human interest stories for Lucky Peach, Atlas Quarterly, Terrific Magazine, the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange and the Brooklyner.

Video Editor, Freelance
New York, NY 2012-2015

Edited videos about food and chefs for Saveur magazine, Culintro and All-Clad, including one about world-renowned chef Thomas Keller.

Prop Stylist, Freelance
New York, NY 2011-2015

Concepted, created, and acquired props for photo sets for well-known clients like Epicurious, Kinfolk, Wine Enthusiast, In Style and People Magazine.

Production Intern, NPR’s State of the Re:Union
Brooklyn, NY Fall 2013

Transcribed tape, conducted story research and provided input for radio pieces in progress, including Third Coast award-winning episode The Hospital Always Wins.

 

 

EDUCATION

MA Journalism, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, December 2016

BA English, Bates College, May 2010

Semester Abroad, University of Granada, Spain Fall 2008

SKILLS

Language: Basic Spanish

Software:

Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, ProTools, Hindenburg, Photoshop, Chart Builder, Carto DB, Lightroom, Transcriva

EQUIPMENT

Marantz PMD661, Zoom H4N, Canon SLR, Canon C100