Natalia Vilela


Bachelor of Arts 
Hofstra University
Major: Journalism / Minor: Fine Arts
Cum Laude
Sept. 2014 – May 2016 

Associate in Arts
Nassau Community College
Major: Liberal Arts
Magna Cum Laude
Sept. 2012 – May 2014


Work/Community Experience

Long Island Herald, Sept. 2016 – Oct. 2017
Page Layout Designer
           Assisted in designing over 15 versions of the Long Island Herald using Adobe InDesign
           Interacted with sales and editorial departments to meet weekly deadlines

BeVisible Latinx, May 2016 – May 2017
Social Media Assistant
           Managed Instagram account of networking platform for Latinx community

Culture Push, Sept. 2015 – Present
Social Media Director
           Manages social media accounts of arts-related nonprofit organization

Pulse Magazine, Sept. 2015 – Dec. 2015
Art Director
           Responsible for visual elements of student-run magazine at Hofstra University
           Designed magazine using Adobe InDesign

Center for Civic Engagement, Feb. 2015 – May 2016
           Created and translate documents into Spanish for local grassroots organizations
           Distributed documents to English and Spanish-speaking news media
Have A Hart Day, NYC Sep. 2014 – Feb. 2017
           Assisted in organizing events for volunteering initiative introduced by YouTube personality
Hannah Hart

Hofstra University Hispanic Journalists, Sep. 2014 - Present

Hope for Hope, Sep. 2014 – Dec. 2014

Astronomy Club, Sep. 2013 – May 2014
Photographer, Public Relations
            Managed club Facebook page
            Revised club logo using Adobe Photoshop
CARE for Sandy, Apr. 2013
           Assisted with sorting of photographs damaged during Superstorm Sandy



Fluent in Spanish
Elementary proficiency in Portuguese
Knowledgeable in Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, & InDesign