Nathalie Dortonne


Atlanta, GA

Nathalie Dortonne

Multimedia Journalist


US Lacrosse Star Amber Falcone Talks Sports, Fitness and Her Upcoming Wedding

  Find out what Amber Falcone’s experience was like with Team USA at the FILA Women’s World Cup this summer, and why this lacrosse star chose Michael Jordan as one of her favorite athletes! Link to Story

Why You Should Embrace Your Local Farmers Market this Fall

We've all heard it.  . You are what you eat! Though most of us aren't proud of the amount of processed sugar and fat we consume.. According to Livestrong, a basic cheeseburger can have as much 400 ca... Link to Story

Steve Galette: How I Lost 70 Pounds

(Steve's Before Pictures in 2011)   (Steve's After Pictures in 2013) Steve Galette on Steve Galette, 19, Gainesville Florida, Student at the University of Florida How much weight have ... Link to Story

Theos Rizos: How I Lost 50 Pounds

Theos Rizos, 21, Gainesville, Florida Profession: Student How much weight have you lost? 50 pounds How did you lose it? Doing cardio five days out of the week! What prompted your weight los... Link to Story

Healthy Recipe We Love: Stuffed Peppers

This is just ONE of the many healthy and delicious recipes found at Try this and if you love it ... go THERE to find some more! Healthy Stuffed Peppers Ingredients: 1/2 cup brown ri... Link to Story

Channing Tatum’s Favorite Shortie Workouts

As a  heart-throb and actor, Channing Tatum has made a big name for himself in Hollywood. He stole moviegoer’s heart in the romantic film The Vow and had women falling off their seats in ... Link to Story

Frizz-free Styles For Fit Girls with Black Hair

Whether you're in the mood for Zumba, squatting, or hitting the stair climber, there is a common fear among most black women in the gym: Frizz. Frizz can creep up on you whenever you sweat or your ... Link to Story


Nathalie Dortonne

Nathalie Dortonne received her Bachelors in Journalism and African American Studies from the University of Florida. Her senior thesis was entitled "Breaking the Mainstream Stereotypes: The Role of Black Women Image Creators."

Nathalie served as a legislative intern in the Florida Capitol under Representative Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed and Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith. Nathalie spent the summer of 2014 in Washington, D.C. as a Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Congressional intern in Congressman Alcee Hastings office. As a Digital Public Affairs Fellow, Nathalie created content and social media campaigns for The 316 Group. She was a news intern at ABC-affiliate WCJB TV20 in Gainesville, Fla. Nathalie is also the winner of the American Society of News Editors Picture Freedom Contest, 2015 National Association of Black Journalists' Student Multimedia Project Fellowship recipient, 2015 National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Collegiate Winner Photography - Single Image & the 2014 recipient of the Radio Television and Digital News Foundation Carole Simpson scholarship. Nathalie participated in the 2015 Politico Journalism Institute, 2015 Excellence in Journalism Conference & the 2015 Online News Association student newsroom.

Nathalie worked as a network program scheduler assistant for CNN International/CNN en Español at the CNN headquarters in Atlanta,GA. While at CNN, Nathalie wrote several stories and two African Voices packages. Her viral story about 'The dangers of poverty porn' made the CNN homepage and garnered over a million views within several days. Nathalie was interviewed about her CNN poverty porn story on TBS eFM’s “This Morning,” an English-language radio program in Seoul, South Korea. Past guests included: Malcolm Gladwell (Author of Tipping Point & Outliers), Noam Chomsky (MIT Linguist & Philosopher), Julian Assange (founder of Wikileaks), Jules A. Hoffmann (Winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize for Medicine), Jeremy Rifkin (Economic and social theorist), Alexander Stubb (former Prime Minister of Finland), Jared Diamond (Author of "Guns, Germs, and Steel), Angus Deaton (leading microeconomist), among other notables. She was also interviewed by News Talk 770 - Calgary's Breaking News and Conversation station. Nathalie worked as a marketing assistant for Allied MOXY on the Almost Christmas and Fences campaigns.

Nathalie worked as a director's assistant under Joshua Marston (Maria Full of Grace, Complete Unknown), on the Netflix movie Come Sunday. She worked as a producer's assistant under Mike Elliott on the Netflix movie Honey 4 and Unbroken: Path to Redemption. Recently, Nathalie worked an assistant to line producer Paul Garnes on the TBS show Miracle Workers (S1).

Thanks and Go Gators!

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  • Screenwriting
  • Sitcom writing
  • Final Draft
  • Political Speechwriting
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Excel
  • Convergence Journalism
  • Data Journalism
  • Creativity
  • Multicultural Awareness
  • Communications
  • Managing Multiple Priorities
  • Computer Literacy
  • Research
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Public Policy
  • Public Leadership
  • Enterprise stories
  • Feature stories
  • Teamwork
  • Photojournalism
  • Entertainment stories
  • Marketing
  • Social Media