Lysette Maria Portales has a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications-News and graduated Cum Laude from University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications. She is currently a Florida Realtor for the #1 Century 21 Brokerage in the world. She also is a consultant to small businesses and maximizes their potential through online platforms and marketing. Prior to real estate, Lysette was the Marketing Director for 33 multi-million dollar insurance agencies.
While in college, Lysette contributed to Gainesville’s PBS affiliated station as a prime time anchor and one-man band field reporter. She also contributed to the on-campus sports station, Gator Vision. Her sports stories aired statewide on FOX Sports Florida.
Aside from her communications experience at the University of Florida, she completed four internships throughout her four years in college. Those internships include CBS Network’s Channel One News in New York City, FOX-TV Tampa, Clear Channel Tampa, and NBC-TV Atlanta. These internships supplied Lysette with experience reporting and producing content for both local and national newscasts.
Lysette is passionate about people, social media, and telling stories, which led her to pursue a career communicating and learning about people.