Résumé

EDUCATION

Northwestern University, Medill Graduate School of Journalism • Evanston, Illinois

Candidate for Master of Science in Journalism, August 2016

University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Journalism & Mass Communication • Madison, Wisconsin

Bachelor of Arts degree, December 2013

Major: Journalism & Mass Communication, Concentrations: Reporting and Strategic Communication

University of Sydney, Australia study abroad 2013 – completed courses in Performance Studies

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE

MLex Market Insight • Washington D.C. & San Francisco, CA September 2016 – Present 

Technology Reporter 

  • Providing breaking news, insight and analysis of technology-related regulatory and legislative issues, including privacy, data security, intellectual property and e-commerce activities

Medill News Service • Chicago, Illinois & Washington D.C. January 2016 – August 2016 

Technology, Business and National Security Reporter 

  • Analyzed industry, economic and consumer data and reported the stories on multimedia platforms such as data graphic, video and audio
  • Reported on trade policies, energy, technology, data security for media partners including PCWorld, U.S.News, MarketWatch, Times Union and USA TODAY
  • Conducted interviews, in-depth research and investigation to examine the security of the U.S. power grid

TODAY’S TMJ4 • Milwaukee, Wisconsin November 2014 – August 2015 

TV News Video Editor 

  • Screened, logged and edited video to assist producers and on-air talent for TV news
  • Demonstrated strong news judgment to meet deadlines for news assignments, attached and monitored videos in show

WisEye Public Affairs Network • Madison, Wisconsin May 2013 – July 2013

Assistant Producer 

  • Researched and proposed story ideas to report on state politics
  • Provided production support to producers during remote shoots and edited video footages with Final Cut Pro software
  • Facilitated interviews, and successfully created solo project of original shows for the Perspective Wisconsin series

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Fox International Channels • Sydney, Australia August 2013 – November 2013

Marketing Intern 

  • Instrumental in supporting Fox Australia achieve the highest rating in The Walking Dead premier history
  • Performed in-depth market analysis to identify trends and facilitated in the development of marketing strategies
  • Creatively edited images using Photoshop for the FX website and assisted with social media campaigns

Auditoire China • Beijing, China June 2012- August 2012 

Project Assistant/Interpreter 

  • Conducted extensive market and brand research to develop project reports, assisted the campaign projects
  • Appointed as Chinese-English interpreter for show directors to coordinate rehearsals

SKILLS

Technology: Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), Lexis-Nexis CourtLink, Bloomberg Terminal, Adobe Programs (Photoshop, In-Design, Premiere), Final Cut Pro X, WordPress

Languages: Fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese, and basic understanding of Spanish

ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES

Medill School of Journalism Leadership Council • Chicago, Illinois September 2015 – August 2016 

Social Media Chair 

  • Collaborated with the Northwestern communications department to promote the school on social media outlets
  • Initiated the #meetmedillmsj campaign and other initiatives to feature the reporting life of Medill students
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