Christina Noelle Jones

Christina Noelle Jones, OLY

Christina Noelle Jones OLY

ChristinaNoelleJones@gmail.com


2008 Olympic Artistic (Synchronized) Swimmer. 2015 World Champion. Magna Cum Laude graduate from UNLV in Journalism and Media Studies, with a concentration on News and Media Studies, and a minor in Communications. Cirque du Soleil artist and host and producer of “Cirque Stories,” an exclusive Cirque du Soleil YouTube series. Extensive involvement with behind-the-scenes and hands-on production, social media engagement, sports and entertainment media correspondence, and public relations.


Experience


Cirque du Soleil; Las Vegas, NV; 2009 – present

Content Producer and Host - “Cirque Stories”

Identified a need to create further authentic engagement with Cirque’s audience

Ideated a content concept featuring a docuseries which highlights never-before-seen performers’ journeys to the circus

Strategized, developed, pitched, sold, and attained executive approval

Produced, scripted, hosted, managed the budget, created, and directed postproduction edits

Worked alongside cross-functional teams based in Montreal

Resulted in 1.5 million organic views on YouTube while capturing the Cirque spirit. 


Artist

Leveraged training and competitive experience as a United States Olympian to perform highly technical water, land, and aerial acts in “O” at the Bellagio


Olympic Analyst, KSNV News 3; Las Vegas, NV; 2016 – 2018

Initiated contact with the News Director and pitched the idea and need for an Olympian to provide first-hand insight to viewers

On-air analyst, contributing digital writer, and blogger for coverage of the 2016 and 2018 Olympic Games

Hosted KSNV’s first interactive live streaming sessions on Instagram and Facebook


Publicist, Water Beauties; Las Vegas, NV; 2014 – 2015

Managed social and multimedia content, marketing, and coordinated bookings


Intern, ONE DROP; Las Vegas, NV; 2013 – 2016

Created a PSA which aired on Las Vegas' NBC and CBS affiliates

Assisted the Communications Department surrounding their annual philanthropic One Night for ONE DROP event


USA Artistic Swimming Elite National Team Athlete 2002 – 2008, 2010 and 2014 – 2015


Education


University of Nevada, Las Vegas- Class of 2014

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Journalism and Media Studies, Communications


Relevant Skills 


Passionate storyteller, strong writer, and confident producer

Creates and manages authentic, innovative, and engaging concepts and content across social platforms

Demonstrates strong leadership skills, takes initiative, and his highly communicative

Thrives in collaborative, creative, and diverse team environments

Demonstrates outstanding organizational, time management skills, and thrives under pressure

Solution-oriented and displays skillful and effective analytical reasoning, problem-solving, and creative thinking


Academic Awards


Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Member of the National Kappa Tau Alpha Journalism Honor Society

Member of Golden Key International Honour Society

Winner of the 2013 & 2014 Tony & Linda Bonnici Broadcast/Communications Scholarship, sponsered by The Tony & Linda Bonnici Scholarship Fund, Nevada Broadcasters Foundation, and Geary Company Advertisting in honor of Mike Geary

Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Dean’s Honor List

Winner of the 2012 UNLV Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Department of Communication Studies Speech Contest


 Further Multimedia Experience


Featured in ZEISS ZX1 Ad Campaign 

Host and Producer of “Cirque Stories” 

Featured in Miu Miu Women's Tales (The [End) Of History Illusion] directed by Celia Rowlson-Hall

Hosted an event for Tommy Hilfiger

Serves as a panelist at SPARK by Cirque du Soleil events

Olympic Analyst for KSNV News 3’s coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games

Appeared on Season 23 of “Dancing With the Stars"

Guest hosted KNTV’s Valley View Live!

Guest columnist in Robin Leach’s Vegas DeLuxe by the Las Vegas Sun

Appeared on FOX 5’s MORE

Appeared on KNTV’s Morning Blend

Featured on radio commercials for the Wellish Vision Institute

Commentated the 12th FINA/ eSynchro World Junior Championships

Featured on HBO Real Sports (186: Cirque du Soleil)

Featured in the Inner Cirquel

2008 Olympic Team Emcee for Team USA Processing at San Jose State University 


Volunteer work


Motivational Speaker: Guest speaker at ENTSpeaks, 2 Youth Pep Rallies for ONE DROP at the Springs Preserve, and various schools

Organized a group of International Olympians who are employed by Cirque du Soleil to volunteer at local organizations in the Las Vegas Area

Volunteers for numerous ONE DROP fundraisers, including One Night for ONE DROP 2013 and 2014, and creating a PSA for ONE DROP that aired on Channel 3 (NBC) and Channel 8 (CBS)