Nicholas C. Martinez
Commercial Voice Actor
November 2013 – Present
Studying the craft of commercial voice acting through intensive studio sessions and private training
with accomplished actress and instructor Maggie Phillips of Actors Connection
Editor-in-Chief, CTE Spotlight
Office of Post Secondary Readiness
New York City Department of Education
December 2011 — January 2014
Produced original news stories for publication highlighting high school programs; managed student
publishers, educators and third-party contributors; designed newsletter layout.
Marketing and Public Relations Department
American Red Cross, New York, N.Y
April 2011 — February 2012
Pitched video and story ideas for website publication; created short clip features from stock and disaster-relief footage shot by ARC officials for web blog.
Social Media and Grassroots Marketing Coordinator
2011 adidas Grand Prix, New York, N.Y.
April 2011 — June 2011
Formulated “The Road to Randall’s Island,” a multi-faceted social media campaign to promote the adidas Grand Prix leading up to race day.
Staff Writer/Contributing Editor Twin Galaxies International
New York, N.Y.
July 2010 — April 2011
Wrote “Your Weekly Downloads” column, detailing new game releases; reviewed
video games; advised editors on production techniques and strategies.
NBC News Intern/Production Associate
Northeast Bureau, New York, N.Y.
June 2009 — August 2009
Pitched story ideas that aired on CNBC and Today Show; recipient of NBC
Universal’s Reel Intern Contest; served as a NBC Campus Ambassador.
Final Cut Pro and Express, Adobe Photoshop, Gimp, ProTools and Soundslides;
Twitter, Facebook, Vimeo, Pinterest, GetGlue and YouTube proponent; Sony PD-170 video cameras, Flip Cameras, Canon Rebel XTi still cameras and the Marantz PMD 660 and PMD 620 audio recorders; WordPress and Adobe Dreamweaver
City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism
Master of Arts, Interactive/Arts & Culture
Brooklyn College – City University of New York
Bachelor of Arts, English major/Education minor