Alexis Cruz Resume


Drake University, Aug 2015-May 2019

BAJMC in Digital Media Production, Expected Graduation: May 2019
BA in History, Expected Graduation: May 2019
Double Minor in Computer Science and Spanish
3.81 GPA

School of Arts and Sciences Dean’s list
School of Journalism Dean’s List
Frank Miller Scholarship – Graphic Web-based Design, Journalism
Engaged Student Award – Outstanding leadership and department engagement, History
Charles Nelson Award – Outstanding academic accomplishment and intellectual curiosity among first-year students

Lincoln High School, Aug 2011 – May 2015

International Baccalaureate Diploma


Adobe Creative Suite

  • PremierePro
  • PhotoShop
  • Indesign
  • AfterEffects


Microsoft Office

  • Word
  • PowerPoint
  • Excel

Computer Languages

  • Java
  • C++
  • PHP
  • SQL
  • JavaScript
  • Python

Archival Experience

Drake University Archives

Archival Assistant, January 2016 – Present,

Assist Archivist with assigned tasks:
Curate Exhibits
Manage and update Collection databases
Locate Collections as appropriate
Inventory and Process new items for collections
File Papers and disseminate documents

Current Project: Drake University Presidents’ Papers



Nebraska State Historical Society 

Intern, May 2017 – July 2017

Record Video interviews of Leta Powella Drake.
Updated database using Past Perfect Archive.
Distributed Videos through the Nebraska Historical Society YouTube Account.

Administrative Experience

Teaching Assistant

To Professor Alanah Mitchell, Jan 2019 – Present

Aid in grading student assignments and other tasks as assigned.

Student Worker

Drake University Event Crew, Aug 2015 – Dec 2018

Promoted to Supervisor – Sept. 2016
Promoted to Tech Crew – Sept. 2016
Promoted to Building Manager – Aug 2017

Manage staff and all building functions during work shifts.
Oversee the building use for the Drake University student union, Olmsted
Ensure appropriate event set-up by adhering to layout
Set up and monitor all audio-visual equipment during events

History News Network

Social Media Intern, Jan 2017 – April 2017

Managed the social media presence of the network.
Reported usual stats on a weekly basis.
Created and disseminated content for website and Twitt

Related Experience

 Iowa Public Television

Production Crew Intern, May 2018 – August 2018

Assisted production and field production crew

Completed studio and remote shoots
Operated the camera and teleprompter

Shows included: Iowa Press, Market to Market, and Greetings from Iowa


Drake Athletic Marketing 

Production Crew/ESPN Production Crew, August 2017 – Present

Assist with producing Football, Volleyball, and Basketball games for streaming.
Collaborated with ESPN-3 on Volleyball and Basketball games.
Operate Audio, Camera, and Big screen during games.


Phi Alpha Theta – Drake University Chapter President, 2017-2018

Spoke at the Midwest Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference, 2018, 2019

Honor’s Council at Drake University – Publicity Chair, 2016 -2018
Society of Professional Jornalist – Drake University Chapter Secretary, 2017