Sam Guzik

Sam Guzik is a multimedia journalist and digital strategist.

Experience

Multimedia Producer
Newsday (June 2012 - Present)
Produced video and interactive content for the editorial board. Supervised the opinion section’s digital presence, including managing a producer and writer. Dramatically increased page views and user engagement using a combination of search engine optimization, social media and web exclusive projects.

Digital Media Associate
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (June 2011 - June 2012)
Provided multimedia journalism training to students and faculty. Created and implemented lesson plans to teach video, audio, interactive storytelling and web development. Guided students in the use of new technology and story telling tools.

Freelance Reporter/Producer
May 2008 - June 2012
Contributed video, photography and reporting about community events to DNAinfo.com, The Bronx Free Press, the St. Louis Jewish Light and AOL News.

Editor in Chief / Director of New Media
Student Life Newspaper (August 2006 - May 2010)
Oversaw the production of award-winning multimedia presentations, including an audio slideshow about responses to sexual assault at Washington University. Led an initiative to redesign StudLife.com. Coordinated training sessions on multimedia storytelling and production. Developed a strategy for the use of Facebook and Twitter in the newsroom as a tool for reporting and promotion.

Education

New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Master of Business Administration, 2018 (expected)

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
M.S., Journalism, 2010 - 2011

Washington University in St. Louis
B.A., English, 2006 - 2010

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