Résumé

OBJECTIVE To obtain a position as an editor or writer for a travel magazine. 
EXPERIENCE Plan C Group, Senior Editor and Content Manager                   [August 2009 – August 2011]
Asian lifestyle and media company. Los Angeles, CA

  • Editor and writer for Droku.com, a bi-monthly online magazine geared for young Asian Americans and the YouTube generation. Managed a team of writers, photographers and web designers; assigned deadlines; coordinated logistics and communication amongst staff.
  • Created new event and lifestyle websites (BreakingtheBread.com, CGNLIve.com) in conjunction with designers and programmers. Conducted interviews with chefs and wrote feature articles for BreakingtheBread site.
  • Responsible for maintaining and managing all content for company web properties, including corporate, artist, event and lifestyle websites.
  • Worked directly with talent (Van Ness Wu, Jin Au-Yeung, Joseph Vincent) to create original content and consistent branding for artist blogs and official websites.
  • Wrote and edited artist press kits and press releases.
  • Developed strategies as part of Web/Media and Artist Management teams, coordinating with the marketing agency and events division to create cross-promotional digital viral marketing campaigns.
  • Monitored and created reports on web traffic, site analytics and social media activity.

Biola University, Adjunct Faculty                                                 [August 2010 – December 2010]
Journalism Department. Biola University, La Mirada, CA.

  • Instructor for Magazine Practicum course. Developed and taught 15-week curriculum covering the magazine production process from start to finish, including writing, copyediting, photography, design, PR and advertising.
  • Served as an advisor for student magazine staff and provided support for the editorial team.

The Point Magazine, Various Positions                                        [January 2006 – May 2009]
Student-run magazine published each semester. Biola University, La Mirada, CA.

  • Worked as editor-in-chief, managing editor, senior copy editor and staff writer.
  • Published three 1,500 to 2,000-word feature articles (one cover story).
  • Managed staff of writers, photographers, designers and PR. Shaped overall vision.
EDUCATION Biola University, La Mirada, California                                         [Graduated May 2009]
Bachelor of Arts in English (Writing Emphasis); Business Minor

  • Summa Cum Laude, GPA: 3.93, Epsilon Kappa Epsilon Scholastic Honors Society, English Guild
  • Courses: Advanced Composition; Magazine & Freelance Writing; Magazine Practicum

 Study Abroad, Roehampton University, London, UK            [September 2008 – December 2008]

  • Courses: Travel Writing 
AWARDS & ACTIVITIES The Point Magazine, Biola University

  • Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Medalist 2009
  • Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) Pacemaker Award 2008
  • ACP Story of the Year 2008, Second Place (copy editor)
SKILLS Writing

  • AP style
  • Feature writing, people profiles, shortlist articles and press releases.

Computer and Web

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Google Documents and Analytics.
  • Basic HTML and CSS. WordPress. vBulletin. Adobe Fireworks (web graphics).


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