Résumé

Belinda Cai
belindafcai@gmail.com
belindacai.com

Professional Experience
NPR Member Station WVXU // Cincinnati, OH
Assistant Producer
September 2015 – Present
Assistant producer for 91.7 WVXU’s longform show “Cincinnati Edition” that runs Mondays through Fridays from 1-2 p.m. Find and schedule topics and guests; update show website and social media; prepare background research for host; screen calls during show; write promotional content for air, website and social media; work with host and producer to continually improve show quality.

Freelance Journalist
June 2015 – Present
VICE on how post-9/11 laws affect Muslim immigrants, what it’s like to live with a former partner, Facebook group as an emotional outlet for men, sober/non-sober relationships, sham marriages and life-size creationist Noah’s Ark being built (6 stories); Bitch Media on Cincinnati enacting the first citywide ban on LGBT “conversion” therapy; PRX, Bitch Media’s Popaganda and XRAY.fm on documentary of father growing up during Cultural Revolution and immigrating to the U.S.; WVXU on Haile Fellow building tiny houses, bar/acade scene and new mixed-used development; CityBeat on various arts and culture topics; Acro Collective on topics related to race and gender; Cincy Magazine on issues related to business, education and health; Life in LA on entertainment news in Los Angeles; independent podcast series, As I Lay Crying, on sociocultural stories related to emotion.

The Julie Chen/Leslie Moonves and CBS Media Center // Los Angeles, CA
Multimedia Journalist
July 2014 – May 2015
Provide multimedia coverage for all Annenberg Media Center outlets while working closely with editors and staff. Report for/work as web producer for digital site Neon Tommy; report for Annenberg Radio News; report for Annenberg TV News; create documentary for longform television newsmagazine USC Impact.

Cincy Magazine // Cincinnati, OH
Assistant Editor
February 2014 – June 2014
Copy edit and fact check stories and documents; write and do research for articles in the magazine; assist editors with projects and other tasks; contact PR representatives for photos and information; help with copy editing, fact checking, writing, contacting PR and etc. for Dayton Magazine, Northern Kentucky Magazine (NKY), Best of the East, Best of the North and Summer Fun Guide.

CityBeat // Cincinnati, OH
Editorial Intern
October 2013 – February 2014
Write and edit calendar listings and “To Do” event picks; contact PR representatives for event information and press photos; write creative and newsworthy blog posts and articles for paper on a regular basis; copy edit and fact check stories and documents for special sections; work with web publishing and content management; freelancer from December 2013-February 2014.

Education
University of Southern California // Los Angeles, CA
Master of Science in Journalism
Class of 2015

The Ohio State University // Columbus, OH
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
Class of 2012

Skills
Proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Cloud including Audition, Premiere Pro, InDesign and Photoshop; Competent writing and typing skills (80-90 wpm); Skilled in rigging and using a Sony NX5 professional camcorder; Skilled in using a Tascam DR-100mkII; Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office; Language skills in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese; Proficient in WordPress, Drupal, Blogger and Wehaa; Experience with Trello, Avid iNews and NewsBoss; Experience with Google Fusion Tables.

Achievements
KCBS Graduate Broadcast Journalism Scholarship for Women; Member of Society of Professional Journalist; Honors in the Arts and Sciences; Dean’s List Recipient; John Glenn Washington Academic Internship Program Fellow; Morrill Excellence Scholar; Provost Scholarship Recipient; John Glenn Washington Academic Internship Scholarship Recipient.

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