Breakfast Television: Edmonton
TV Reporter/Videojournalist, May 2010-August 2010
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
• Reporting, shooting, editing, writing and production of news and feature stories for daily television broadcasts. Used Sony SX and Ikegami cameras and Quantel Edit.
  Canada’s National History Society
Videographer/Editor, Oct-Nov 2008, Oct 2009-Feb 2010
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
• Produced, shot, designed and edited videos for the 2008 and 2009 Governor General’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History and other video projects.
  CBC News: Vancouver
TV Reporter/Videojournalist, April 2008-May 2008
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
• Reported, wrote, shot and produced a series of eight special reports on Asian Heritage Month, featured on television and online at
  UBC Graduate School of Journalism
Teaching Assistant/Videographer, August 2007-May 2008
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
• Provided editorial feedback, technical assistance, and tutoring in video journalism to students. Required a teaching proficiency in all programs and equipment used.
  CBC News: Tonight
Associate Producer, July 2006-September 2006
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
• Worked as a tape producer: put together video montages that were used as backgrounders for interviews, chased and cut b-roll, wrote paper edits, and other tasks.
  CBC News: Morning
Associate Producer, May 2006-July 2006
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
• Worked as a daytime chase producer: Chased and booked guests, wrote preparation notes for interviewers, worked with editors to cut b-roll, and other tasks.
  Global National with Kevin Newman
Research Intern, December 2005-January 2006
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
• Worked in the newsroom during the 2005/2006 Canadian federal election campaign. Duties included research, fact-checking, shot- listing and other tasks.
  • Native English   • Coursework in Mandarin
(secondary school)
  • Native Fukienese
(Filipino Chinese)
  • Coursework in Spanish (university)
  M.J. in Journalism, May 2007
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
• Journalism G.P.A. 3.97/4.00, Cumulative G.P.A. 3.91/4.00
• 2006 Joan Donaldson Scholar
• 2007 Rafe Mair Award for Excellence in Journalism
• 95% Grade on Masters Thesis, Insects and Barbarians (documentary).
  B.A. Double Major: Anthropology and Political Science, May 2005
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
• Upper Level G.P.A. 3.75/4.00, Cumulative G.P.A. 3.52/4.00
• Graduated with First Class Standing
• Liu Lin Ping Memorial Scholarship, 2004/05
• Fourth Place (Section B), Arts One Essay Competition, 2002
• Specialized in cultural anthropology, and global political history
  Rafe Mair Award for Excellence in Journalism
UBC School of Journalism, 2007

• Produced the best published work of public service journalism out of the 2007 graduating class while in the degree program.
  Joan Donaldson Newsworld Scholarship
CBC Newsworld, 2006

• One of eight students chosen nationwide as having strong potential in journalism. Awarded an intensive four-month paid internship at CBC Newsworld in Toronto.
  Liu Lin Ping Memorial Scholarship
University of British Columbia Faculty of Arts, 2004

• Awarded to the student in all of anthropology, geography or international relations with the greatest achievement in cross-cultural studies and analysis.
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Avid iNews Avid Instinct Avid Interplay Assist
Avid Liquid 7 Audacity 1.2.4b Final Cut Pro
Microsoft Access Microsoft Excel Microsoft Frontpage
Microsoft Powerpoint Microsoft Word Microsoft Works 7.0
Microsoft Visio Pinnacle Studio 10 Quantel sQ Edit 3