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ushma makwana

freelance journalist

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Skills

  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere/photoshop/indesign
  • Microsoft Word/excel/powerpoint/office

Work history

Currently

freelance writer

taylor magazine

Mar 2017
  • Freelance
  • I contribute to the online magazine as a content writer, mainly focused on lifestyle, culture and fashion. Here I have found the type of writing that I love and I have perfected.

2015

Social media and Marketing intern

tomorrow and today

Feb 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Internship
  • I was in charge of organising and collating interviews and making a data base of contacts for the upcoming arts and culture mobile app and online blog. I also contributed as a writer and contributed to the social media side, mainly concentrating on Instagram. I gained more skills with Microsoft Excel and perfected my writing skills.

2014

Social media director intern

cloud layar

Dec 2014 - Feb 2014
  • Internship
  • My job here included me to takeover the company’s social media, promoting the company, responsible for anti-virus software. Here I obtained knowledge on the subject of computer software, as well as viruses, DDOS attacks etc. In addition to this, I had the role of writing articles about the benefits of their software, tying it in to everyday users. I obtained new skills of the subject at hand, and making essential social media decisions.

2013

Communications intern

asiana magazine

Oct 2013 - Nov 2013
  • Internship
  • Here I obtained interviewing skills and also worked on photoshoots alongside a professional team. I had to undergo many projects independently and in Central London without any prior knowledge of the area. I thrived gaining responsibility, independence and key skills for journalism, fashion and cultural arts.

Education

2017

BA (Hons) Journalism

city university of london

Aug 2014 - Jun 2017
  • London, United Kingdom