Yasmin Omar

Editorial intern

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Skills

  • Author
  • Critic
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Twitter
  • Blogging
  • Creative
  • Features
  • Proofreading
  • Web Content
  • Popular Culture
  • Social Media
  • Fact Checking
  • Literature Review
  • Film TV Reviewing

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Culture Whisper

    Culture Whisper

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    • Digital Media

Work history

2015

Editorial Intern

The Financial Times

Sep 2015 - Nov 2015
  • • Proofread and fact-checked articles (including Lunch at the FT, front page stories, the fashion editor’s column, travel segments and book reviews). • Composed tweets on SocialFlow using SEO and adhering to the FT’s voice. The number of Life&Arts Twitter followers increased by 1,200 over my internship. • Researched and wrote the weekly photography ‘Snapshot’ for the FT Weekend. • Pitched ideas for and wrote ‘The List,’ one of which was featured on the ft.com homepage. • Represented the paper at press events after hours.

2015

Editorial Intern

Culture Whisper

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
  • • Wrote articles informing Londoners of upcoming film, food, theatre, cinema, kids, visual arts and music events in accordance with the publication’s lively house style. • Attended a press night at the Landor Theatre and wrote a review on Thoroughly Modern Millie. • Ensured my articles’ high visibility on Google with Keyword Planner. • Used Tweetdeck to promote the company’s ‘top pick’ events. • Managed Twitter ‘win it Wednesday’ competitions and selected winners. • Transcribed interviews. • Provided content and sourced eye-catching images for the weekly newsletter.

Education

2015

French and Spanish

University of Cambridge

Sep 2011 - May 2015
  • Modern and Medieval Languages