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Regina taking a photo of children in Cape Town’s Khayelitsha Township.

Currently, Regina is living and working in New York, NY as a Staff Reporter for the U.S. arm of the London-based newspaper, The Daily Mail. She covers a wide-range of story topics including crime, current affairs, politics, sports, entertainment and breaking news. Regina is responsible for all elements of each story including the interviews, copy, photo and video sourcing.

REGINA’S STORIES FOR THE DAILY MAIL:

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Conducting an interview in Best Buy about technology trends.

Prior to this position, Regina worked for 21st Century Fox/Fox News as a Producer for Insider. In this position, Regina wrote and edited stories, which also required her to cut the related videos/photos to produce shareable content. She also pitched and posted the content to the Fox News Facebook page, which is the number one news organization on Facebook with more than 10 million fans.

In her first month with Insider, Regina helped to boost the January 2015 page views 61 percent. She has covered hundreds of wide ranging topics including the Paris terror attacks, the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps, Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, the Ferguson protests, President Barack Obama’s Affordable Health Care Act, Common Core Testing for schools across the country and issues with the Department of Veteran Affairs.

REGINA’S STORIES FOR INSIDER:

Formerly Regina was a Digital Content Producer for CBS Radio/CBS Local. There she produced and wrote content for various CBS Local Owned and Operated websites across the country with the intent to increase traffic to the sites. Story content ranges from breaking news, politics, healthcare, crime, and general assignment news. Samples of her work can be viewed below.

REGINA’S ORIGINAL STORIES FOR CBS:

REGINA’S USA TODAY COLLEGE FEATURE: “How to make the most of your media internship.”

FELLOWSHIPS: Regina was a 2012 Carnegie-Knight Foundation News21 Fellow from USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. She was one of six students selected to research, report, and produce a story package for The Guardian newspaper and online site. Her focus was the intersection of immigration issues, the community, and ethnicity in the state of Washington concerning the 2012 election campaign. Please see the finished story package below. Washington state’s Latinos find ‘politics has not changed with the population’ INTERNATIONAL STORIES: Regina had the opportunity to report and write for the Cape Times newspaper in Cape Town, South Africa in 2011. She covered and reported on events and issues within Cape Town and the surrounding townships. Her stories included U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama’s visit S.A., homeless issues, protests, community issues, business/real estate and the Special Olympics. Samples of her work can be viewed below.

silhoutte.jpgCONTRIBUTING STORIES: Regina was also a contributor to KCET, the nation’s largest independent public television station, writing content for their online site.  The station plays a huge role in the educational and cultural enrichment of Southern and Central California.  Samples of her work can be viewed below.

While at USC, Regina was also a contributing writer for Neontommy, a digital news site. She also reported in the underrepresented communities within South Los Angeles for Intersections The South Los Angeles Report, a site dedicated to South Los Angeles neighborhoods including Compton, Inglewood, South Central, Watts and beyond. Regina also contributed to a story during a breaking news cycle at CNN about the “Hollywood Shooting Spree” in December of 2011. Please see samples of her work below.

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