Resume

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

 

HIGHLIGHT OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Young multimedia journalist with good work ethic, positive energy, keen to learn and grow
  • Recognized for leadership of student newsroom, managing colleagues under strict deadlines with positivity and fairness
  • Comfortable in different social realms, speaking with politicians to citizens on the street
  • Multimedia storyteller, comfortable working in video, radio, podcast, photography, social media
  • Proficient in InDesign for newspaper layout, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Audacity

EDUCATION
Certificate of Journalism 2017 – Langara College

BCYCNA scholarship winner

  • Distinction for best overall leadership, best video, best lifestyles page, best podcast

Bachelor of Arts, International Relations 2013
University of British Columbia
Winston Churchill memorial award for essay on African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
The Langara Voice 2016-2017
Reporter/Editor
Gained newsroom experience for a college weekly including pitching hard and soft news, managing reporters, copy editing, designing print pages, publishing on WordPress site and social media
Experienced with multimedia storytelling including video news stories, radio news stories, podcasts

Union Gospel Mission 2014
Public Relations Coordinator
Drafted communications pieces for Senior PR Manager, compiled media reports for senior management
Coordinated PR during major events: prepared materials, liaised with media participants, live-tweeted

BC Cancer Foundation 2014
Communications and Public Relations Intern
Researched 3000+ participant database for newsworthy stories, interviewed participants about their deeply personal and often difficult stories (involving family tragedy, personal loss, perseverance)
Researched media outlets and pitched reporters, landed 23 stories in publications across BC and Alberta
Supported media during major events: calls to major media outlets, on-event media liaison

WORK SAMPLES

The Langara Voice 2016-17
Reporter/Editor
VIDEO: Students design new voice for writer with multiple sclerosis
RADIO: Campers evicted from tent city have nowhere to go
Protesters to spill into streets (Kinder Morgan decision reaction)
OPINION: Few student voices in sexual assault policy
Managing editor: The Voice, March 2, 2017

Union Gospel Mission 2014
Public Relations Coordinator
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