Resume

EXPERIENCE

Vanderhoof Omineca Express, Vanderhoof, B.C.
Reporter/Editor, August 2015 – present

✦ Covered community events, local heroes, art/theatre/music, district council, sports, police report, and relevant supreme court judgments for the one-person newsroom, 5,000-circulation, weekly newspaper.
✦ Profiled local businesses and covered industry happenings for the monthly northern B.C. industry magazine Need2Know.

See some of my recent stories here, videos here, and layout here.

24 Hours Vancouver, Vancouver, B.C.
Intern ReporterMay 2015

✦ Covered funky garage sales, regional reports/studies, Tedx events, court trial proceedings, and city council for the free daily newspaper.

See my 24 Hours Vancouver work here.

Langara Voice, Vancouver, B.C.
Editor, January – April 2015

✦ Assigned and edited weekly stories on lifestyles, entertainment, issues and ideas, and general news, as well as a rotating editor for web and copyediting.
✦ Covered Burnaby, a Greater Vancouver municipality, through a beat-specific blog and twitter accounts with multimedia elements.

See my layout work here and newscasts here.

 

Business in Vancouver, Vancouver, B.C.
Journalist Intern, December 2014

✦ Reported on commercial development, B.C. mining, artisanal chocolatiers, and local charities for the weekly business magazine.

See my BIV work here.

Langara Voice, Vancouver, B.C.
Reporter, September – December 2014

✦ Reported on UBC research, Langara Journalisms 50-year celebration, CityStudio-Langara collaboration, new course offerings, Hong Kong protests at Langara, and campus issues.

See my Langara Voice reporting work here.

 

EDUCATION

Langara College, Vancouver (Canada), 2014-2015
Certificate in Journalism

University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Canada), 2007-2012
Bachelor of Arts – History

Université Jean Moulin – Lyon III, Lyon (France), 2009-2010
License de Lettres – exchange student in Geography and History

Explore – French Language Bursary Program,
Trois-Pistoles (Canada), May-June 2009

LANGUAGES

English. Intermediate in French, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

SKILLS

Photo, video, and sound recording and editing.

Layout with InDesign, Microsoft Word

Competitive tennis, tennis coaching, fitness training.

Outdoor survival skills and First Aid gained through Scouts Canada.

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