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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationFrance
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  • ProfessionsFreelance Journalist - Writer - Translator

About me

Kaori Suzuki is a France based Japanese freelance writer and recipe developer. She has been a freelance writer since 2010, covering lifestyle themes from food and travel to beauty and good living. After her quest in Asia Pacific for five years (KL, Singapore, Manila, and Sydney), she moved to the south of France in 2014 where she enjoys l’art de vivre or the appreciation of life’s simple pleasures in style.

Skills

  • Journalism
  • Advertorials
  • Writing
  • Translating Japanese
  • Translating English

Work history

Currently

Freelance Journalist

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May 2010
  • Toulouse, France
  • Freelance
  • ●Write food reviews, lifestyle, travel and cross-cultural stories as well as feature articles for various magazines including Tabizine (Japanese travel web magazine), Angie (Japanese lifestyle web magazine) and WINE & DINE (Singaporean lifestyle magazine) ●Develop recipes for the Japanese web magazines ●Compose and submit articles in a timely fashion with accuracy and standardised quality ●Serve as a translator (project basis)

2012

Writer

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Mar 2012 - Dec 2012
  • Manila, Philippines
  • Full Time
  • Writer, Interpreter, Translator at Shimizu Philippines ●Developed, designed and edited a quarterly newsletter ●Interpreted during meetings of board members held in- and outside of the company, providing simultaneous translation from English to Japanese and vice versa ●Wrote and translated speeches for Japanese managers

2012

Editorial Director

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May 2011 - Mar 2012
  • Manila, Philippines
  • Full Time
  • Editor in chief for Philippine Primer, a monthly magazine ●Handled the tasks of ensuring quality and accuracy of the magazine contents as per scope and mission of the organisation ●Organised information/content in a clear, reader-friendly and structural manner ●Developed and compose features, columns and contents of the magazine ●Responsible for developing and implementing the ethical codes and standards of the magazine

2010

Staff Writer

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Mar 2008 - Apr 2010
  • Singapore
  • Full Time
  • Writer (magazine contents and advertorials), editor for J+PLUS, a Singaporean magazine ●Planned and created feature articles and columns ●Worked with numerous hotels, restaurants, and beauty salons for advertorials ●Wrote and edited lifestyle and cultural articles, including a Japanese and English bilingual column tied up with Japanese National Tourist Organisation ●Interviewed high-profile business executives and international artists for stories and profiles ●Served as an art director during photo shoot sessions

2007

News Editor

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Sep 2007 - Dec 2007
  • Japan
  • Full Time
  • News Editor for Rakuten, a Japanese web portal (an equivalent of MSN and Yahoo!) ●Edited news articles, and created eye-catching headlines ●Created photo captions for syndicated stories

2007

Editorial Assistant

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Oct 2005 - Feb 2007
  • Japan
  • Internship
  • Assistant journalist at The Financial Times, Tokyo editorial office ●Assisted journalists through researching and translating ●Served as an interpreter during interviews ●Translated English financial documents to Japanese and vice versa ●Attended press conferences and took important quotes on behalf of journalists