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A hard working and diligent person who can meet crucial deadlines. A dedicated writer who is passionate about detail and can work well in a team setting. Possesses the ability to communicate well with others and has the willingness to learn new skills.
Syracuse University • 2008- 2011
Diploma: Bachelors of Arts (B.A.)
Major: Newspaper Journalism and Women and Gender Studies
Minor: Political Science
GPA: 3.3 out of 4.0; GPA for major (newspaper): 3.367 out of 4.0
Dean’s list: Spring & Fall 2010, Spring & Fall 2011
Star News Group (Reporter) • April 2012- present
While working at The Coast Star, one of Star News Group’s newspapers, I covered two towns— Belmar and Lake Como. Since working here, I have written over 800 articles, covering everything from council and board of education meetings to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie visiting to Hurricane Sandy. I also take pictures and edit content each week.
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (Intern) • Spring 2012
While interning at the RFCP—a nonprofit organization devoted to protecting the First Amendment right of journalists—I wrote blog posts and articles for the quarterly magazine, The News Media & the Law.
The Post-Standard (Intern) • Fall 2011
While interning at the daily newspaper in Syracuse, N.Y., I worked at the weekend desk covering various events, like troops returning home, community fairs and tax-delinquent houses.
Dash Media PR (Intern) • Summer 2011
While interning at Dash Media PR, located in New York City, I made phone calls to media outlets for events, wrote press releases for various clients, worked at various events, including one at the Metropolitan Museum for Art, and conducted research and gave ideas for a potential client.
Not for Sale Campaign(Intern) • Spring & Fall 2011
While interning at the Not for Sale Campaign, which is dedicated to eradicating human trafficking, I researched human trafficking cases in the U.S. and put posted them on slaverymap.com.
The Daily Orange, newspaper (Reporter) • 2008- 2011
The Newshouse, online publication (Publisher & Editor) • Spring 2011
The Stand, monthly newspaper (Editor) • Spring 2011
Nevab4Info, start-up blog (Intern)• Spring 2011
The Student Voice, bi-weekly magazine (Reporter) • 2009- 2010
The Syracuse New Times, news magazine (Intern)• Summer 2010
Works well in a team environment and has good communication skills, manages time well and always hands in assignments on time, willing to learn new skills and not easily deterred when facing a problem, social media, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, Soundslide Plus, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office Suite, QuarkXPress, Familiar with AP Style
Society for Professional Journalists (member since 2012), Asian American Journalists Association (member since 2012)