Jun Liu

  • Auckland New Zealand
  • liujun-lit@hotmail.com

Assistant Editor in Chief, Chinese Herald

Work History

Work History
Jul 2014 - Present

Assistant Editor in Chief

Chinese Herald, Auckland, New Zealand

* Write one cover story, one business story every week

* Compile half a page of local news for each issue

* Help Editor in Chief determine page content, edit and proofread all pages

* Help Director determine strategy for digital platforms

* Translate two property articles every week

* Liaise with columnists and contributors to ensure content is up to standard

Dec 2013 - Jun 2014

Customer Care Operator

ADT Security, Auckland, New Zealand

* Monitor residential and commercial alarms and medical alarms

* Offer basic solutions for technical problems

* Help Chinese customers deal with emergencies

Jul 1997 - Dec 2013

Senior Editor

China Daily, Beijing, China

* Editor at China Watch, provided content on China for Washington Post, New York Times, Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph, etc

* Editor at Features Dept, ran weekly Reading Page and Hotpot Column

* Reporter at Features Dept, wrote hundreds of in-depth stories

* Won prestigious Chinese Journalism Award twice

Education

Education
1990 - 1997

Master of Arts

Beijing Broadcasting Institute

* Majored in English and Journalism

* Won JAL Scholarship to study in Tokyo's Sophia University in the summer of 1993

* Won Joint Award from China Central TV, China Radio International, China National Radio

Skills

Skills

Chinese social media

Familiar with WeChat and other Chinese social media platforms 

Bilingual

* Scored 8.5 in IELTS A and G categories;

* Taught international students at the University of Iowa in 2011;

* Translated classic Chinese literature into English