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

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

  • Us or Nuffin - Music

  • Shake The Block - Music

  • DJ Bobby Trends - Music

  • We The Best - Music

  • Inked Life Apparel - Fashion

  • D.Y.M.E. Life Productions - Film

  • Ether Boy South - Music

  • Invasion Models - Fashion

  • 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

  • B.N.P. Records - Music

  • Red Planet Music Group (R.P.M.G.)