Curriculum Vitae Lynn Epping, MSc Personal details Family name First name Nickname Epping Gwendolyn Joanna Lynn Date of birth August 4, 1988 Work experience May 2012 – September 2012 Research assistant in the 2012 National Election research project VU University Amsterdam – The research, supervised by prof. dr. J. Kleinnijenhuis, focuses on the Dutch National Elections which were on September 12. The research contains content analysis of the news as well as research to the public opinion with regard to the elections. February 2012 – September 2012 Junior teacher Communication Science VU University Amsterdam - Supervised bachelor and premaster students who were writing their final thesis. Provided group discussions and lectures within the course News and Journalism. Assistant lecturer in courses ‘News and Citizenship’ and ‘News Effects’. February 2012 – June 2012 Research assistant University of Amsterdam (UvA) – Transcribing interviews for the PhD project of drs. Didi Griffioen in order to make data analyzable for the researcher. 2011 – 2012 Academic Interviewer VU University Amsterdam – Gathering data by interviewing during protests for the project “caught in the act of protest: Contextualizing contestation” 2010 - 2012 Communication officer at the communication department Faculty of Social Sciences VU University Amsterdam – Responsible for providing information for forthcoming students (bachelor, premaster and master) and the organization of events, like the Bachelor's information day, Master’s information evening and faculty-associated events, like the faculty’s introduction for new students. 2009 - 2010 Student advisor Faculty of Social Sciences VU University Amsterdam - Giving presentations at secondary schools about the bachelor’s Public Administration and Organization Science. 2008 Tutor first year students Public Administration and Organization Science VU University Amsterdam – Guiding first year bachelor students through their first semester with classes about writing essays and papers and about how to use the universities’ search system for academic articles Curriculum Vitae Lynn Epping, MSc Education 2010-2012 2007-2010 Sideline activities 2011 - 2012 MSc Communication Science (cum laude/with distinction) VU University Amsterdam - Specialization in Political Communication and Organizational Communication. Courses about political communication and news dynamics, news effects, internal communication and marketing communication. Master’s thesis about the interplay between pr, news, stock rates and reputation in crisis situations, which beheld topics like framing and agenda setting processes in news media and congruency between press releases and social media releases of the company. BSc Public Administration and Organization Science VU University Amsterdam - Courses about policy making, political dynamics, marketing and persuasive communication, organizational culture and social networks in organizations. Minor in Journalism. Policy advisor and media advisor SRVU student union VU University Amsterdam – Advisor regarding (social) media strategy, education, student housing and recruitment. 2010 - 2011 Board member SRVU student union VU University Amsterdam – Responsible for external communication and media performance, organization of the student council elections of 2011. 2010 - 2011 Editor in chief faculties’ magazine Essay VU University Amsterdam – Essay is the magazine of the Faculty of Social Sciences which was spread four times a year. All sorts of social and academic themes are discussed. Responsible for all external contacts (e.g. designers, printing office). 2009 Editor faculties’ magazine Essay VU University Amsterdam - Writing articles for the magazine. 2007 - 2009 Board member of youth wing of political party Responsible for classes, excursions, student seminar and “slumlord of the year”-elections. Scouted as political talent and therefore graduated student of the political elite course within the party. 2004-2006 Student representative at Accent College and Holland Accent Groep Student representative in participation council Accent College Reviusplein, Accent college and Holland Accent Groep.