Lauren Benzo's Resume

EXPERIENCE:

Writer/ Editorial Assistant AmbrosiaForHeads.com June 2017 – Present: Copyediting, Research, Fact-checking, Transcriptions, Pitching and Writing Own Stories.

Freelance Journalist January 2011- Present: Conduct and Prepare Interviews for Various Publications and Websites

Radio Personality/ Creator D.Y.M.E. Life Radio February 2010 – Present: Prepare Show Material, Interact with Listeners, Prepare and Conduct Interviews

Marketing and Promotions Coordinator Team Invasion INC April 2009 – Present: Promotions, Distribution, Marketing And Advertising

Event Planner, Publicist, and Promoter D.Y.M.E.ndz Inc July 2002 – Present: Promotions, Public Relations, and Event Planning



EDUCATION:

Full Sail University Master of Arts in New Media Journalism: 2016 - 2017

Full Sail University Bachelor of Science in Media Communications: 2013 - 2015



INTERNSHIPS:

Ambrosia For Heads Writer/ Editorial Assistant: January 2017- June 2017

WQLN- Public Media- PBS Production Assistant/Post Production: June 2015 - November 2015



HONORS AND AWARDS: 

Full Sail University NMJMA Salutatorian Award Full Sail University President Garry I. Jones: March 2017

Full Sail University NMJMA Course Director Award: Public Relations and Reputation Management Instructor Dr. Tom Vizcarrondo: November 2016

Full Sail University MCBS Valedictorian Full Sail University President Garry I. Jones: November 2015

Full Sail University MCBS Advance Achievement Award Full Sail University President Garry I. Jones: November 2015

Full Sail University MCBS Course Director Award- Career Development Skills Instructor Kevin dela Cerna: November 2015

Full Sail University MCBS Certificate of Completion- Extended Studies in the Media Arts at WQLN/PBS- Public Media Career Development Advisor Wendy Walser: October 2015

Full Sail University MCBS Course Director Award- Media Communications and Public Relations Instructor Meagen Gibson: May 2015

Full Sail University MCBS Course Director Award- Research in Media Communications Instructor Sharon Gillett: November 2014

Full Sail University MCBS Course Director Award- Media Communications Project Management Instructor Jenelle Ferrer: May 2014

Full Sail University MCBS Course Director Award- New Media Tools Instructor Emily Wray: November 2013

Full Sail University MCBS Course Director Award- Introduction To Media Communications and Technologies Instructor Jason Gillett: September 2013

Additional Honors & Awards 2012 Best Female DJ at The Nerve DJs- DJs Awards Show

Previous Promotion/ Booking:

  • Jim Jones - Concert/ Walk-through

  • Juelz Santana - Concert

  • Jadakiss - Concert/ Walk-through

  • Fall Out Boy - Concert

  • Miley Cyrus - Concert

  • Daughtry - Concert

  • Chris Brown - Concert

  • Ne-Yo - Concert/ Walk-through

  • Day 26 - Walk-through

  • DJ Absolut - Party/ Walk-through

  • Mavado - Walk-through

  • DJ A1 - Party/ Walk-trough

  • Sean Paul - Walk-through

  • Sade’ - Concert

  • Maze featuring Frankie Beverly - Concert

  • Tony Yayo - Concert/ Walk-through

  • Hinder - Concert

  • Panic at the Disco - Concert

  • The White Stripes - Concert

  • Tammi Chin - Walk-through

  • All American Rejects - Concert

  • Motley Crew - Concert

  • Bristal - Walk-through

  • D-Block Next Generation - Walk-through

  • Slaughterhouse - Concert/ Walk-through

  • Beanie Sigel - Walk-through

  • Skyzoo - Concert

  • Rell - Concert/ Walk-through

  • Raekwon - Concert/ Walk-through

  • Freeway - Concert/ Walk-through

Publicity/ Partnerships:

  • Team Invasion - Music

  • Creative World Media- Music/Film

  • Shake The Block - Music

  • DJ Bobby Trends - Music

  • We The Best - Music

  • Roads Art - Music

  • D.Y.M.E. Life Productions - Film

  • Ether Boy South - Music

  • Frank G- Music

  • Deep Concerts Media - Music

  • On The Spot - DVD- Film

  • Deal With No Deal Radio - Radio

  • D.Y.M.E. Life Radio - Radio

  • Restless Films - Film

  • Mateo Films - Film

  • Jack Thriller - Comedian

  • Hip-Hop Nation Sirius/XM 40 - Radio

  • D-Block Records - Music

  • HeatMakerz/ Crash Crew - Music

  • Grind Time Now - Rap Battle League

  • Nerve DJ’s - DJ Coalition

  • Plane Clothing - Fashion

  • Most Hated - Music

  • D.Y.M.E. Life TV - Film

  • Food Traxx with Benzo - Film

  • East New York Radio - Radio

  • Designs By Sylvia - Hair Studio

  • HorseShoe Gang - Music

  • Team New Jack/ Surface - Fashion

  • Red Planet Music Group (R.P.M.G.)