Work experience

Work experience
May 2010 - Jul 2010

Features Reporter

The Jakarta Globe

  • Pitched story ideas
  • Wrote long feature stories for a daily English-language newspaper
  • Opportunity to intern and interview in a foreign country even though the main language spoken was not English
Jan 2010 - Apr 2010


KBIA 91.3


  • Produced day-turn stories and longer feature stories with KBIA 91.3, a National Public Radio affiliate.
  • Interviewed and reported at events and also at the phone booth 
  • Wrote under pressure of deadline
Sep 2009 - Nov 2009

Student Helper

Journalism and Media Studies Center

  • Worked at the equipment office in the university's journalism department
  • Maintained expensive video and audio equipments including DSLR cameras and Pansonic video cameras
  • Took photographs with DSLR camera
  • Shot videos for school events with Panasonic camera
Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

Research Assistant

Journalism and Media Studies Center


  • Did extensive research for documentary film producer, Nancy Tong 
  • Went through archives including historical video footages and photographs
  • Learned archival skills
  • Involved with filming at a few historical locations
  • Helped to shoot interviews
Dec 2006 - Mar 2008

News Room Production Assistant



  • Worked on the daily evening sports news
  • Wrote news scripts
  • Cut video footages, 
  • Did computer graphics, transcribed interview, researched and voice-overs 
  • Worked in a fast pace environment under tight deadlines.


Sep 2008 - Present

Bachelor of Journalism

The University of Hong Kong

GPA 3.73/4.0

Academic Honors

  • HSBC Scholarship for International Students [2009-2010]: Received HK$10,000
  • Entrance Scholarship for International Students [2008-2009, 2009-2010]: Received HK$35,000 each year
  • Dean’s Honor List [2008 - 2009]
  • JMSC Young Journalist Scholarship [2009]: Received HK$6,000
Jan 2010 - May 2010

Bachelor of Journalism

University of Missouri-Columbia

Spring study abroad student

Skills that I've learned: 

  • Use Sony Digital HD Video Camera Recorder to shoot news pieces
  • Edit video using Avid
  • Edit audio using Cool Edit Pro and open software Audacity
  • Copy editing
  • Produce multi-media story: Video, pictures and story-telling
  • Use social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook etc. 




Social media networking

Understands and is able to use social networking tools such as Twitter, Facebook, Delicious etc professionally for marketing purposes. 

Cool Edit Pro

Used Cool Edit Pro/Adobe Audition to cut audio clips for shifts at KBIA 91.3 radio station


Avid: Used Avid weekly to edit video clips for Broadcast I class