Thomas Bowen

Thomas Bowen

Work History

Work History
Oct 2009 - Present

Freelance contributor

The World of Chinese Magazine

Contributing bi-weekly news articles summarizing events in China

Sep 2009 - Present

Internship

City Weekend Magazine

A three month ewriting and editing internship. Duties include submission of articles, interviews and research. Co-wrote the cover article of City Weekend Beijing October 1st-21st.

Sep 2009 - Present

Freelance contributor

China Club HQ

Contributeing articles on a bi-monthly basis to this UK based magazine, informing British children about China.

Mar 2008 - Jun 2009

English teacher

Expertise Education ltd, Beijing

Duties included: teaching children aged 3-6, developing all aspects of the English course, ensuring effective communication between different departments within the school. In addition I also conducted private tutoring.

Sep 2005 - Aug 2007

Contributing journalist

Radio Coma Magazine

Duties included: sourcing, interviewing and reviewing artists, communicating with promoters and music labels. Ensuring the continuation of good relations between advertisers in the magazine and the sourcing of new clients in order to maintain and increase revenue.

Education

Education
2003 - 2007

B.A.

The University of Sheffield

BA in East Asian Studies.

Modules included:

China’s economic development

Business and management in China

Socio-economics of contemporary Asia

Dissertation ‘The effects on rural areas of China’s fiscal policies since 1978’

Interest

Media, contemporary art and music, fashion, history

Summary

Writer with considerable freelance experience, looking to develop a career within the media industry with a focus on current events and the arts. Considerable international experience and understanding, based upon my time spent working in China and France.

Objective

Writer with considerable freelance experience, looking to develop a career within the media industry with a focus on current events and the arts.

Custom

Writing samples are available to view at

                                                                        www.cityweekend.com.cn/beijing

                                                                      www.chinaclubhq.com