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Lexy Cruz

News Producer

Dallas, TX

Lexy Cruz

With professional experience in live TV news, web and leading a digital first newsroom, I hope to have the chance to work in multiple platforms including digital, video and print.

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GABBY award-winning newscast

This newscast won Best Newscast for a 2014 GABBY from the Georgia Association of Broadcasters.
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A recap of Masters week 2014

While Bubba Watson's emotional second win at Augusta National was amazing to see, the entire week was filled with standout moments. We'll take you through the highlights in a recap of the 2014 Masters tournament.
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TCU professor's book review instigates Buzz Bissinger's Twitter rant

Assistant professor Alex Lemon found himself in the middle of Buzz Bissinger's Twitter rant for a book review he wrote. Lemon reviewed Bissinger's newest memoir, "Father's Day: A Journey Into the Mind & Heart of My Extraordinary Son," for the Dallas Morning News. Bissinger did not agree with Lemon's review and let him know via Twitter.
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About

Lexy Cruz

I am a News Producer at FOX 4 in Dallas, Texas.

I hope to always find myself in a digital-first, ethical and innovative newsroom ready to take on challenges with people who are not afraid to fail.

Awards:

Georgia Association of Broadcasters
• Best Newscast GABBY, 2014

Georgia Associated Press Awards: Honorable Mention, 2014
• Best Multiplatform Coverage Of A Single Story: "11 people shot, 5 dead within 9 days"

Texas APME Headliners Excellence in Journalism Awards
• First place 1A "Star Breaking News Report of the Year" for TCU drug arrests coverage, 2013

Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award, Region 8
• Third Place “Breaking News Reporting (Large)" for quarterback Casey Pachall's suspension, 2012
• Second Place “General News Reporting (Large)” for quarterback failing drug test, 2012

College Media Association Pinnacle Award
• Breaking News on the Web for TCU drug arrests coverage, 2012

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lexybcruz.com

Skills

  • iNews
  • MS Office
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Flash
  • Photoshop
  • Final CutExpress
  • Final CutPro
  • Storify
  • DocumentCloud
  • Twitter
  • Breaking News
  • Digital Content