As a storyteller you constantly find yourself in different places, different situations, and with different people.
My stories started innocently enough in Miami, FL where I was born to wonderful Cuban immigrants. I learned my craft at the University of Florida (UF) where I earned a degree in journalism and studied photojournalism and videography. I covered music, local issues, and sports for publications like the Gainesville Sun, Reax magazine, and the Fine Print where I was a contributor when it won Best New Publication from Campus Progress.
After I graduated, I shot a documentary that I'm currently editing. My time covering music at UF lead me to traveling the country with local Gainesville band Morningbell to film their tour.
I learned more about documentary as the digital arts and publishing intern at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. I assisted in the production and marketing of such books as Iraq | Perspectives, Colors of Confinement, In This Timeless Time, and One Place. In addition, I co-edited the festival programs for the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival.
I'm currently the editor of Concierge Preferred magazine in Chicago, IL where we offer expert insight for better travel. In addition to the magazine, we create the best visitor-related products in the Chicago market to give visitor-oriented businesses, concierges, and tourists better options.
In June, I will be moving to Pittsburgh, PA in search of new stories to tell. If you have a story or adventure, shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.