Journalism & Multi-Media
Offering Strengths in the Areas of Research, Interviewing, and Reporting

Introduction

*Multi-media Journalist experienced in web content management.

*Background in videography, including experience with non-linear editing.

*Conduct research and copyediting.

*Pursuing opportunities to leverage Bachelor of Science in Journalism in a position requiring critical and analytical research and reporting.

*Demonstrate working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specializing in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Premiere Pro, Corel Painter 2016, Corel Videomaker, Microsoft Office Suite.

*Work collaboratively with people from diverse backgrounds, bilingual in Turkish/English.

Summary

  • Research
  • Copyediting
  • Publishing
  • Photojournalism
  • Video Editing
  • Graphic Design

Skills

HURRIYET NEWSPAPER – Istanbul, Turkey
Court Reporter (2003-2007)
Captured visual content and edited general assignment stories for multiple platforms. Effectively combined video, audio and graphics to convey each story. Simplified topics such as healthcare, energy, government and technology through clear, concise and compelling writing.

Highlights:

Photojournalism: Collecting, editing, and presenting of news material for publication or broadcast that employs images in order to tell a news story.

Video/Photo Editing: Captured visual content and edited for general assignment stories on multiple platforms.

Interviewing: Interviewed sources, contacts and leads to gather information. Wrote factually correct, concise, and engaging news stories within tight deadlines.

Research: Gathered and verified factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation and research.

 

ENGIN MEDIA SERVICES A.S. – Istanbul, Turkey
Photograph Editor (2007-2009)
Captured visual content and edited photographs for assignment stories for the company’s website.

 

FLIPPING FUN, LLC. – Red Bank, NJ
Freelance Production Assistant (2015-Present)
Create a fun professional environment at various types of events where guest enter our photography booths to capture memories of the events. We then take these precious memories and produce them into a flipbook where they can relive the moments forever. As part of a diverse team I help in all aspects of this process from taking the photos to final editing.

 

Additional: Interworld Highway, LLC. Long Branch, NJ – Data Entry (2009-2010)

Experience

ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY – BS in Journalism (2003)

Coursework: Political Science, English, Creative Writing

Thesis: European Union and The Middle East

Education

Children’s Book Illustrations

 

Illustrations

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