Heuls Amelie

Communications Assistant/Freelance journalist

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About me

 

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION: I graduated a year ago from Brunel University with Merits in International Journalism. While obtaining my Master degree last year, I did three internships, out of which two were in Journalism (Agence France Presse & Huffington Post) and one in Public Relation (Portland International). My undergraduate studies were accomplished in Vienna at Webster University in Media & Communications supported by a Minor in International Relations. Within the three years of my undergraduate studies, I regularly worked in the conference service of the United Nations for sub-organs, such as the CTBTO, UNOV and UNODC. I had the opportunity to learn and grow within a very international environment and apply my communication skills through a wide range of different contacts. LANGUAGES : German (Native) French (Native) English (Fluent) TOPICS OF INTEREST : I have always been intrigued by current affairs and politics, however I am also very curious about topics in culture, art and social sciences, such as psychology and social anthropology. TECHNICAL SKILLS : - Editing : Photoshop, FinalCut, InDesign - Office : Microsoft Word, Excel & Power point - Blogging : Wordpress, SquaredSpace - Media monitoring : Gorkana (print), Meltwater (online) LAST UPDATE : I have worked in news rooms, PR agencies and international conferences + events and am now looking for a new opportunity ASAP in PR, publishing, journalism and/or events management.

Skills

 

  • 3 Languages
  • 1-2 Years PR Experience
  • Good Humoured Under Pressure
  • Analytical Problem Solver
  • Diplomatic
  • Journalism
  • Visual
  • Punctual
  • A Good Team Player
  • High Attention to Detail

Work history

2016

Editorial Assistant

Laureus

Feb 2016 - Aug 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • I was a Media Assistant and in charge of media monitoring, compiling monthly and campaign reports, updating website content and writing press releases and editorial content. During the build-up towards the Laureus World Sports Awards my main duties were to liaise with international media, who came from all over the world to attend the LWSA ceremony in Berlin.

2015

Graduate Journalist

Portland International

Aug 2015 - Oct 2015
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • International Affairs Intern : Media outreach with journalists and radio stations in Africa for the launch of the Ibrahim Index and Prize for the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

2015

Graduate Journalist

Huffington Post

May 2015 - Jun 2015
  • Munich, Germany
  • Internship
  • A two-months internship at the German office of Huffington Post in Munich. I wrote articles and did research on future blogs/bloggers.

2015

Graduate Journalist

Agence France Presse

Apr 2015 - Apr 2015
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Internship
  • Click to edit position descriptionI did a 1-month internship at the French News Agency AFP in Vienna, researching content, organizing and holding interviews and writing up features.