Resume

WORK HISTORY

January 2017 – May 2017

SWAP Student, Journalism

Langara College

I rebuilt the entire Langara Voice website from scratch using a customized version of the WordPress CMS. The project incorporated migration of over 55 GB of media and data between web hosts, custom CSS styling and a rebranding of the site to incorporate a new style and brand guide.

December 2016

Intern

Global BC

I interned with B.C.’s most watched news cast in a variety of roles, including on assignment desk, lining up guests for the 6 p.m. newscast, and produced online pieces on the web desk. I also reported on different community events around the Lower Mainland, and provided ENG support on location for various live shots.

March 2016 – December 2016

President

Ubyssey Publications Society

I took care of the publishing-side of UBC’s 98-year old newspaper, The Ubyssey, including printing, ad sales and marketing, human resources, financial oversight and special projects.

December 2014 – January 2017

Vice-President & Digital Communications Manager

Better Transit & Transportation Coalition (BTTC)

I worked with the board of B.C.’s largest multi-sector transit and transportation group and oversaw the digital communications and GOTV strategies on behalf of over 140 different organizations.

June 2016 – October 2016

Special Projects Officer

University Neighbourhoods Association (UNA)

I took care of special projects for an 11,000 member municipal services organization that oversees UBC’s five residential neighbourhoods. I designed and executed a corporate governance review and a re-vamp of the electoral system for the Association.

March 2014 – May 2015

President & CEO

Alma Mater Society (AMS) of UBC Vancouver

I oversaw the operations of Canada’s largest student society with over 1,000 employees and $35.2 million in assets. During my tenure, I launched a multi-year corporate governance review, oversaw the completions stages of a $110 million student union building project developed a long-term strategic planning framework .

March 2013 – March 2014

Vice-President, External Affairs

Alma Mater Society (AMS) of UBC Vancouver

I handled external and government relations for UBC’s student society, lobbying all levels of government on issues such as post-secondary funding, childcare and public transit. I also completed the successful re-negotiation of the U-PASS BC program that provides subsidized transit service to 135,000 students and re-started North America’s largest student union summit with over 100 delegates from 23 schools.  

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CREATIVE SKILLS

Video Production (FCP, DaVinci, Premiere Pro)

Copy Writing & Editing

Photography/Videography

Coding & Web Design(CSS, Javascript, HTML, Ruby)

Podcasting

Graphic Design (Adobe Creative Suite)

Audio Production (Logic, Cubase, Audacity, Audition)

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Persistent and dedicated

Strong interpersonal skills

Creative problem solving and analysis

Works well under pressure

Advanced proficency with Microsoft Office

 

EDUCATION

2007-2011

High School Diploma

Masuk High School

I graduated with CAPT High Honours, Community Service Honours, and Tri-M (Music Honour Society) Honours. I was also involved in the Masuk Latin Club as the President, Marching Band as a Section Captain as well as multiple other musical ensembles. Lastly, I was the 2011 runner-up for the Barton L. Weller Scholarship.

2016-2017

Post-Degree Certificate, Journalism

Langara College

Graduated from Langara College with a post-graduate certificate in journalism. Spent eight months working as a journalist with the Langara Voice newspaper, produced podcasts, videos and re-designed the entire Voice Online site from scratch.

2011-Present

BA Candidate, Political Science

University of British Columbia – Vancouver

I studied at UBC for a BA in Political Science, and took over ten semesters of courses, including in literature, communications, political science, international relations, and business management. While at UBC, I also co-founded the Thunderbird Marching Band, western Canada’s largest marching band, became involved in the UBC Student Legal Fund Society and headed up The Ubyssey newspaper’s Investigative Team.