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Amber Salas

About // I am an incredibly driven and eager student looking for any opportunity in sports journalism. Telling stories is my passion. My goal is to bring my audience a story that is about more than just the game. I've gained great experience through being a sports reporter for San Diego State sports (The Daily Aztec)& internships.



Jun 2020 - Sep 2020
Participant in the Grand Slam Training Program where I participated in live video sessions on professional development in the sports media industry, as well as received exclusive insight into different departments within the company (Operations, Digital, Finance, Production, and more).

News Intern

Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
Assisted with daily newsroom life. Daily duties included writing scripts for anchors using iNews software, Created/edited packages using Edius software, created graphics, logged soundbites, listened to scanners for breaking news, and answer phone calls at the assignment desk. Shadowed reporters, producers, and story producers.

Sports Writer/Reporter

Sep 2019 - Present
Covering San Diego State University sports teams as a reporter. A typical game day schedule includes recording "look live" pregame and post game standups with weekly stats, the news from the previous week’s game, and standout players. I counduct interviews with players and coaches postgame, and write game recaps for the website and newspaper.


Journalism, Minor in Television, Film, and New Media - Bachelors
Aug 2017 - May 2020

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