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Work experience

May 2010Jul 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 2010Apr 2010

Reporter

KBIA 91.3

Duties: 

  • 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 2009Nov 2009

Student Helper

Journalism and Media Studies Center

Duties: 
  • 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 2009Aug 2009

Research Assistant

Journalism and Media Studies Center

Duties:

  • 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 2006Mar 2008

News Room Production Assistant

ESPN STAR SPORTS

Duties:

  • 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.

Education

Sep 2008Present

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 2010May 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. 

Portfolio

References

Lin Neumann

Skills

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

Audio clips

Summary

A second-year journalism student who has dabbled in mainly broadcast writing, shooting, video and audio production. I've did daily news production in ESPN Star Sports as a production assistant and also reporter at KBIA 91.3 radio station. Besides journalism, I also major in politics, particularly political economy and political theory. Most interested in topics related to Asia, be it South-east Asia, where I was born in, to East Asia, where I'm currently studying at. I am interested to work in business- and finance- related journalism fields.

Language

Basic: 
  • English Language: First language
  • Chinese Language: Second language

Others: 

  • Asian language: Japanese - Learned it for 3 years
  • European language: German - Learned it for 1 year

Asian dialects:

  • Cantonese - Fluent 
  • Hokkien / Fujian - Fluent

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