Meet Liz Faublas

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OBJECTIVE

Award-winning anchor and reporter with two decades of experience, polished broadcast and communications skills, and a multicultural background committed to encouraging diversity and making a difference in the media industry on and off the air. On-camera and segment producing work available at www.lizfaublas.com and on YouTube

PROFESSIONAL WORK

DeSales Media Group, Brooklyn, N.Y

Anchor/Reporter, 2012-May, 2019

Broke ground as the only Haitian-American female anchor of a daily half-hour Catholic television news program Currents News, helping increase multi-cultural viewership over 33% over my seven-year career with the company

Part of the team leading the daily editorial meeting to plan the rundown, schedule coverage and produce the evening’s news program which included both secular and faith-based news. The content integration helped grow our local and national audience

Public Relations liaison who corresponded with department heads, administrators, and clergy about upcoming events and news stories, acting as a direct line to Managing Editor and news producers

Created and produced original programming, including a monthly consumer finance report that set Currents News apart from competitors that focused solely on religious news stories

Able to work outside the anchor desk and in the field by pitching, researching, producing and reporting enterprising human interest stories

Helped build a thriving social media presence by scheduling, producing and uploading daily updates across all social media platforms from the anchor desk and during events

Anchored team of producers, writers, directors, and editors to produce award-winning live Papal coverage

Wrote, reviewed and edited daily news scripts and made editorial decisions based on breaking news, developing stories and accompanying trends

Booked and produced interviews with guests (including top prelates, politicians, and diplomats) covering breaking faith-based and secular news

The only Catholic network correspondent to provide daily live and taped coverage of the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland and Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

Producer, Writer, Host

Creator, writer, and producer of “The Other 99 T.Y.M.E.S: Count Your Blessings”, a half-hour interview program that explores the lives of guests who overcame challenges to achieve success. The series earned six television and media awards

Bloomberg, L.P, New York, N.Y

Financial Markets Producer and Reporter, 1996-2011

Supervised production of and wrote daily customized consumer business segments for over 100 affiliate clients across the nation, overseeing a team of reporters, editors and technical directors ahead of and during the busy New York Stock Exchange closing bell

Part of a hand-picked team of segment producers who produced continuous live coverage in the days following the September 11 terrorist attacks and who returned to Wall Street when the NYSE re-opened September 17, 2001

Assembled and corresponded with a network of CEO’s, economists, financial analysts, and public relations managers to book high-level guests, often ahead of network competition

Led a production team that was among the first to report now historical market events such as the Lehman Brothers and General Motors Bankruptcies, 2009 “Stock Market Flash Crash”, and the Bernard (Bernie) Madoff investment scandal

New York Stock Exchange reporter who delivered live updates from the floor of the exchange before, during and immediately following the day’s fast-paced trading session

Wrote and produced market reports, tracked breaking news and corresponded with contacts in the field to keep executive producers apprised of all important market-related activity at the NYSE to stay ahead of the competition

Million$Pen, Ink., Queens, N.Y

Founder/Managing Editor/Publicist, DBA 2014

Publisher of the bestselling book “The Other 99 T.Y.M.E.S: Train Your Mind to Enjoy Serenity”

Book Editor: “Life Is Not Complicated, You Are” by Carlos Wallace

Book Editor: “I’m Already Professionally Developed” by Eddie Brown

Write and distribute press-releases and schedule media and print coverage for clients announcing newsworthy events and promoting brands

EDUCATION

St. John’s University, Queens, N.Y
Bachelor of Science in Communications
1988-1991

ACTIVITIES

“COACH” Mentor, New York, N.Y, 2009-Present

Counsel Undergraduate Communications students, providing them with first-hand knowledge on how to effectively work and succeed in the competitive Broadcast Media industry as part of the “Count on Alumni for Career Help” at St. John’s University

Participate in career counseling seminars and workshops preparing students to enter the workforce

COMMUNITY SERVICE

“From Here to Haiti” Charity, Queens, N.Y, 2015-Present

Member Board of Directors: “From Here to Haiti”, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation committed to repairing and rebuilding non-governmental buildings (schools, churches, community centers) destroyed during the Earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, and Hurricane Matthew in 2016. The organization also creates employment opportunities for local communities through repair work

AWARDS

2019: Communicator Awards (4) for “The Other 99. T.Y.M.E.S: Count Your Blessings”

2019: Telly Awards (2) for “The Other 99. T.Y.M.E.S: Count Your Blessings”

2018: Telly Award for Live Papal Coverage on NET T.V

2017: Official Citation from the President, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York

2017: New York State Assembly Certificate of Merit

2010: New York Association of Black Journalists award

2008: New York Association of Black Journalists award

AFFILIATIONS

National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)

National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC)

RELATED SKILLS

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