CHINH DOAN @ChinhDoan www.ChinhDoan.com Journalist, Producer, Storyteller Objective To be a well-rounded and professional storyteller, one that informs and engages the public and promotes positive changes. Inspiration: Fell in love with journalism as a child; passionate about TV news, investigative journalism and entertainment Unique Traits: Reliable, open-minded, personable, organized, creative, hard-working, curious and dedicated Special skills: Fluent in Vietnamese, four years of college-level Spanish, social media management, blogging, web content Technical skills: Video-editing programs, iNews and photography; shoot, edit and produce; print, TV and web Journalism Experience Today Show, NBC/Asian American Journalists Association Fellowship; New York; May – Aug. 2011 News Fellow: Assisted producers in story ideas, social media management, field production and audience engagement. NBCUniversal Ambassador: Currently connecting university career services to NBCU Campus Relations Department. “Reel Intern” Program: Chosen out of hundreds of applicants to produce unique marketing/recruiting campaign and video. OU Nightly; Norman, Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Okla.; Aug. 2008 – May 2012 Reporter: Covered breaking news, including a suicide in front of the Norman Police Dept., and produced day-of packages. Anchor: Anchored newscast while interviewing guests like OU President David Boren and Mike Boettcher one-on-one live. Producer: Led news team to win 1st place at regional level and several at national level; most awards ever for OU newscast. Routes TV and Routes.com; Oklahoma; Feb. – May 2012 Investigative Reporter: Effect of nearby casinos on OU students and discussed on-air how the story came together. Multimedia Reporter: Video/print/web stories on immigration issues for first-ever university-published online magazine. Reports won a Society of Professional Journalists Award and were nominated for the national Hearst Student Competition. The Oklahoma Daily and OUDaily.com; Norman, Okla.; Aug. 2009 – 2010 Multimedia Reporter: Produced multimedia pieces on campus and state news along with unique pop culture stories. Contributing Reporter: Article on Americans’ feelings about the future won class favorite and featured on the front page. Photographer: Captured photographs of students and campus life and created infographics to be included in all stories. KFOR-TV NewsChannel 4 (NBC); Oklahoma City; June – July 2010 News Intern: Assisted a reporter on a crime story by translating for a Vietnamese witness and capturing unique sound bites. Contributing Reporter: Produced a multimedia piece about the “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration” in Oshkosh, WI. Contributing Photographer: Captured atmosphere and costumes of fans at Lady Gaga’s first trip to Oklahoma City. 84th Academy Awards; Hollywood; Feb. 2012 KOCO Eyewitness News 5 Correspondent: Oscars Red Carpet and results via Skype, national Live Wire and live updates. 98.9 KISSFM Correspondent: Live on-air updates and online podcasts with the Drew & Kasi Too radio show. OUTV Reporter: Produced news package about the Academy Awards results and experience and presented it on-air. Thunder Twins documentary; nationwide; 2009 – March 2012 Producer: Organized production in five states, telling story of the only set of identical twin fighter pilots that are still alive. Director: Guided production team in cinematography and helped bring the vision and plans to life. Interviewer: Discussed WWII impact and interviewed WWII veterans, Armed Service men and women and historians. Oklahoma City Thunder, Oklahoma City; 2011 Broadcast Intern: Assisted in producing multimedia stories for Thunder.NBA.com and work to be shown on Jumbotrons. Photographer Assistant: Captured the spirit, interaction and engagement of thousands of NBA fans during home games. Assisted with media management, shooting, editing, researching and logging and transcribing media coverage and games. OklaVision; Oklahoma City; Aug. – Dec. 2010 Reporter: Researched and reported live entertainment news segments showcasing Oklahoma events and attractions. Production Assistant: Helped with live guests, writing scripts and managing bookings, cameras and e-mails. Intern: Also assisted with in-depth interviews, social media management and finding unique story ideas. Other Experience Norman Citizens’ Police Academy; Norman, OK; Feb. – May 2012 One of 20 chosen to represent the community by attending weekly evening classes and learning about the department. Unique knowledge of how the police department budgets, hires and prepares its plans, routines and events. Knowledge of drug enforcement, drinking and driving, S.W.A.T team, criminal investigations, emergency evacuations. National Broadcasting Society National Convention, Los Angeles: March 2011 Produced 1st place entry for “On-the-Spot” Competition, consisting of creating a TV package successfully and efficiently. Led OU student group to convention and raised funds as OU’s Oklahoma College Broadcasters Vice President. Handled alumni relations and networking opportunities during convention by setting meetings with alumni in LA. Limited Brands, Okla. City; May 2008 – present Longest-serving cashier and one of the longest-serving employees at the million-dollar budget store. Maintained integrity of brand by listening, engaging and providing, which led store to lead in national ranks in sales. Promoted brand on university campus by engaging students and Greek life members at promotional events. Honors Gaylord College Outstanding Senior: One chosen annually to represent college at graduation and speak at convocations. International Radio & Television Society News Fellow: CBS special projects team in New York. South Central Broadcasting Society: 1st place TV News Producer and 3rd place TV News Reporter; awards’ emcee. Assoc. for Women in Communications: Only student to receive scholarship for three years and speak at Byliner Awards. Dow Jones Foundation: One of only two students chosen nationally to receive an award based on talent and dedication. Broadcast Education Assoc.: National recognition for TV reporting about mom of 11 returning to college after 30 years. Oklahoma Broadcast Education Assoc./Oklahoma Assoc. of Broadcasters: 1st place feature story; 3rd place hard news. Associated Press/Oklahoma News Executives Journalism: One of two statewide; based on commitment and academics. Education University of Oklahoma; Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication: May 2012 (Hours Earned: 130) - B.A., Journalism with an Emphasis on Broadcasting - Minors: Spanish and International Studies - President’s and Dean’s Honor Lists Gaylord College British Media Program, Summer 2009 - London, Paris, Bristol; BBC, CNN, Sky News, Al Jazeera, ITN Education Abroad in Lima, Summer 2010 - Peruvian history and politics at Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru References available upon request.