RESUME

Experience

The Langara Voice                                                                 2010 – 2011 –Vancouver, BC

  • Reporter / Photographer / Copy editor / Managing editor
  • General assignment reporter and photographer covering local issues in the south Vancouver community including the Canadian federal election, Vancouver City Hall, the Langara Faculty Association

The Langara Journalism Review                                                 2012  – Vancouver, BC

  • Writer / Photo Editor / Page Editor

 Freelance Photographer                                             2010 – Current – Vancouver, BC

Covering various events throughout Metro Vancouver including the Stanley Cup riots, Occupy Vancouver and other rallies and demonstrations.

Employment

 Service Industry                                                                                                     1997- Current

  • Fourteen years experience in restaurant, hotel and bars in Metro Vancouver and Calgary, Alberta
  • Serving, bartending, bussing duties with cash-carrying, key holder and daily reports responsibilities
  • Currently serving part-time at Branas Mediterranean Grill in False Creek, Vancouver

Education / Certificates

  • Langara College, Vancouver, B.C.  – Two-Year Journalism Diploma Program– 2010 – 2012
  • Main Street Education Centre, Vancouver, BC – High School Diploma – Graduated with Honours –2009

Awards / Certificates

  • BC & Yukon Community Newspaper Association Scholarship – 2011
  • Scott Schill Memorial Scholarship for highest proficiency in Journalism – 2011
  • Serving It Right certificate

Relevant Information

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint. Typing speed of 65 wpm.
  • Capable with Final Cut Pro, Audacity and designing newspaper and magazine pages with InDesign software
  • High level of familiarity with digital and social media tools including: Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, Storify
  • Other interests include: cycling, photography, guitar, writing/blogging

References are available upon request

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