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Carina Dominguez

Highly-motivated multimedia journalist reporting on general assignments. Primarily interested in covering underrepresented communities, environmental issues & politics.

520-999-1665 | carinanicole7@gmail.com


National Correspondent at Indian Country Today

April 2020 – 
  • Producing award-winning content for the leading Indigenous news organization in the U.S. 
  • Reporting on-air for the ICT Newscast and writing articles for ICTnews.org. 
  • Cultivating sources nationwide from the 574 federally-recognized tribes. 
  • Shooting and editing packages (on Adobe Premiere, but I know other software).
  • Promoting content on social media strategically to drive SEO. 
  • Helped launch the ICT Newscast which was quickly picked up by First Nations Experience (including PBS affiliates) and is now broadcasting internationally.
  • Initially I was the newscast’s main booker, researcher and producer, writing most of the daily scripts and interview questions. 
  • Refined pitching while I worked at ADP in sales a year prior to ICT employment.

Content Specialist at KOLD/KMSB

May 2018 – April 2019
  • Operated cameras, ran teleprompter, audio board and chyron. 
  • Rotated between roles during 2.5 hours on-air, changing sets in between broadcasts.
  • Ran 4 cameras while floor directing 2 anchors and 3 reporters in the studio alone.
  • Adjusted lighting when necessary and changed studio light bulbs.
  • Occasionally worked in the newsroom and shot b-roll in the field.

Closed Captioning Coordinator at CBS Television Network

November 2016 – May 2018
  • Sent broadcast scripts to closed captioning and coordinated special reports.
  • Oversaw live captioning during NFL Sundays and initiated investigations among departments when necessary. 
  • Primarily assisted Sunday Morning and Weekend Evening News producers, gathered elements, cleared content for use and fact-checked when needed. Produced the Weekend News headlines, teases and VOs. 
  • Performed similar duties prior, while in the CBS Page Program (Dec. 2015) and in the summer Internship/Fellowship Program in the i-unit (Jun. 2015).


B.A. – Arizona State University, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication (Phoenix, Arizona)

Major Broadcast Journalism Minor Political Science Certificate Social Transformation Graduated May 2015


  • Shooting – for live television, pre-records and photography (hard cameras, hand held cameras, Studio cameras, DSLRs)
  • Lighting – for interviews (3-point lighting, on-camera lighting and reflector disc techniques)
  • Editing – videos, stills, page layouts and graphics (Final Cut 7 and X, Adobe Premiere, PhotoShop and InDesign, familiar with Avid)
  • Reporting – for broadcast, print/digital and social (researching, sourcing, interviewing, writing styles for each platform)
  • Multi-camera producing – for TriCaster productions (pre recorded) and 3-camera studio productions (live)
  • Investigating – for in-depth newsgathering (Nexis, Pacer, FOIA)

Awards & Honors

2022 National Native Media Award Winner 1ST: Print / Online – Best Digital Publication, 2ND: TV – Best Newscast, 3RD: TV – General Excellence

– 2021 National Native Media Award Winner 1ST: TV – General Excellence, 2ND: TV – Best Newscast 

CBS News Internship Program & Fellowship Recipient (2015)

– NAJA Fellowship (2014)

Miss Pascua Yaqui (2013)


Bryan Pollard Project Manager, Associated Press | 918-457-9117,

Corey Williams College Basketball Analyst, ESPN | 520 256-1504, cw@coreywilliamstv.com

Christina Leonard Director, Reynolds Business Bureau | 602-361-5893, christina.leonard@asu.edu

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