Resume

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Career Profile 
I am a Bachelor of Journalism / Bachelor of Laws student, currently seeking to become a multimedia journalist through extensive experience with radio, video and online mediums. My diverse range of experience and versatility across subject matters such as current affairs, arts and literature and politics, as well as social media management experience, will make a significant contribution to the evolving media entrepreneurship and news landscape.

Education

University of Technology, Sydney

Bachelor of Arts in Communication/Bachelor of Laws, Journalism

2013 – 2017 (expected)

GPA: Distinction Average

Macquarie University

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws

2012

GPA: 4.0 (highest GPA available)

Freelance Contributor

Freelance

February 2013 – Present

I have been published in the following publications: Grapeshot Magazine; Vertigo Magazine; U: Magazine; Reportage Online; Stackd; S2S Community

My radio pieces have been broadcast on the following programs: The Wire, Razors Edge, Final Draft on 2ser 107.3FM, and also on Triple H 100.1 FM for ‘You Decide’ for the Federal Election 2013 from late August to early September 2013.

2SER Producer and Contributor

2ser

September 2012 – Present

  • Co-produced now defunct Studio MQ from October 2012 to February 2013
  • Producer and Contributor for Razors Edge, Sydney-based news and current affairs show on 2ser, from May 2013. Duties include organising contributor meetings, creating packages, reporting and conducting in-field and phone interviews with talent
  • Ongoing contributor for book show ‘Final Draft’ since February 2013
  • Weekly reporter for The Wire, the national current affairs and news show broadcast across Australia on the community radio network

Casual Shelver

Stanton Library

July 2012 – Present

  • Returned an average of three trolleys of books to the shelves, per hour
  • Addressed customer enquiries about library services

Online Media Director

S2S Community

February 2013 – September 2013

  • Wrote skill-based articles targeting useful skills by university students for them to learn
  • Coordinate Social Media Strategy for S2S Community (till July 2013); oversight of social media strategy with new interns
  • Promoted to Online Media Director in charge of management of new interns and recruits for online media such as creation of articles and social media in June 2013

General Media Officer

Bus of Books

April 2013 – June 2013

  •  Coordinate Social Media Strategy
  • Create media releases
  • Liase with Events and Marketing Directors to promote Bus of Books fundraising initiatives

GetSirius! Contributor

Macquarie University

November 2012 – February 2013

  •  Wrote articles tailored to high school students about their future options at Macquarie University

Intern

Justice Action

June 2012 – December 2012

  • Legal and policy research to advance Justice Action’s position on critical issues with mental health and ex-prisoners
  • Created video to promote Justice Action’s participation in ICOPA 14 (prison abolition conference) held in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Interviewed prominent experts in mental health and prisoner communities

Office Assistant

Parliament of NSW

May 2012 – November 2012

  •  Data entry and media logging for NSW MLC
  •  Independent research to develop policy for MLC

 

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