About Matt Constas

My name is Matthew Constas and I am a senior journalism major at Ithaca College. Born and raised in Syracuse, New York, I love spending time with family and friends as well as listening to music and following sports. My goal for my career is to become a successful multimedia journalist. You can follow me on Twitter @mconstas41.

Here is a look at my resume:

Matthew Peter Constas

mconsta1@ithaca.edu/mconstas41@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

Ithaca College                                                   Anticipated Graduation: May 2016

Major: Journalism

Minor: Sports Studies

LANGUAGE

Conversational in Spanish

JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIENCE

Tennis Channel, Los Angeles, CA                                             January-May 2015

Production Intern

  • Logged matches, highlights and studio shows/segments
  • Maintained tape library and online database
  • Edited key plays and winning points for championship highlight reel
  • Operated teleprompter for recordings

 NFL Draft 2014, New York, NY                                                             May 8, 2014

ABC News Reporter

  • Conducted interviews with prospects before and after selection
  • Compiled prospect b-roll for ABC affiliates/partners

ABC NewsOne, New York, NY                                                 January-May 2014

Sports Intern                                                               

  • Filed, edited and logged sports footage, file video and press conferences
  • Distributed video to ABC News, ABC Affiliates and ESPN partners
  • Archived sports footage of players, coaches, etc. for future use

 WSYR Channel 9 News, Syracuse, NY August 2011-August 2012, Summer 2013

Sports Intern

  • Created, edited and wrote scripts for highlights
  • Archived game footage and retrieved old video to use for highlights and other projects
  • Logged video and assisted with postgame interviews at Syracuse basketball

Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician, SB Nation Affiliate   July 2014-present 

Writer                                                

  • Write current event and opinion posts about Syracuse basketball
  • Provide matchup previews and predictions

 EMPLOYMENT

Wegmans, Ithaca, NY                                                                  May 2015-present

Customer Service

  • Take orders and answer customer questions
  • Provide prompt service and sales for national retailer
  • Close section and restock items

COMPUTER/EDITING PLATFORMS

  • Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid, Avid Instinct, Edius, Photoshop, AP Style, IMovie, Storehouse

COMPLETED COURSES

Journalism: Multimedia, Visual, Mass Media Research, History, Ethics, Issues and the News, Government and Media.

Sports Studies: History of Sport, Gender Issues in Sport, Social Aspects of Sport, Sport in the Civil Rights Movement, Sport in Philosophical Perspectives.

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