Resume

Editor-in-Chief, The Chimes Newspaper
Biola University, La Mirada, CA
May 2016 – present

  • Lead approximately 30 student journalists to publish a consistent online and weekly print newspaper
  • Organize movement towards launching a new, independant website, for the purpose of easing readability
  • Edit 30 to 40 articles a week on average to ensure fair and well-rounded reporting and correct AP style
  • Oversee finances, including weekly advertisements and yearly budget

Hospitality Coordinator, SCORR Conference
Biola University, La Mirada, CA
October 2017 – Present

  • Communicated with vendors to organize a ministry fair
  • Collaborated with catering to provide food for all guest student and faculty lunches
  • Participated in weekly meetings to build and promote the brand

Journalism Intern, Operation Mobilization
Beirut, Lebanon
June – July 2016

  • Interviewed missionaries and nationals throughout the MENA region on their roles in the field
  • Wrote approximately two articles a week to bridge field workers with supporters around the world
  • Traveled to places around Lebanon, visiting different ministries in order to get first-hand reports.
  • Taught English to Syrian refugee children with a local teacher.

All of my content can be viewed at news.om.org.

News Section Editor, The Chimes Newspaper
Biola University, La Mirada, CA
May 2016 – May 2017

  • Produced timely and well-rounded content with accompanying visuals and web elements appropriate for our audience
  • Collaborated with a partner to mentor and delegate work to freelance writers, a staff writer and improve the section each week
  • Wrote 2 to 3 articles and edited at least 4 articles every week

All of my content can be viewed at chimes.biola.edu

Community Groups Intern, Global Student Programs & Development
Biola Unversity, La Mirada, CA
August 2016 – May 2017

  • Facilitated a safe space for international and global students to help students process their college experience.
  • Equipped students to become confident community leaders.
  • Collaborated with fellow interns to improve each group meeting.
  • Planned and organized events involving all groups.

News Apprentice, The Chimes Newspaper
Biola University, La Mirada, CA
January – May 2016

  • Managed the news section by apprenticing under the two news editors.
  • Attended weekly budget meetings and also how to design a newspaper page by attending weekly production nights.
  • Mentored freelancers to develop their writing skills
  • Gradually fulfilled the role and work of news editor (as detailed above)

Missionary, ByGrace Children’s Home and School
Ngong, Kenya
Jan 2016

  • Formed relationships with children and youth at an orphanage and day school
  • Facilitated evangelization in local communities
  • Lead daily devotionals

 

Freelancer, The Chimes Newspaper
Biola University, La Mirada, CA
October – December 2015

  • Wrote one article a week
  • Learned how to properly conduct interviews, do research and compose articles for the purpose of informing the student body.
  • Published a total of six articles and learned the basics of AP style and editing.
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