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Veena B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 17, 2012

Veena B.

Experienced Journalist
   Singapore
  |   Singapore, 323108

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

I am a journalist with ten years of experience in journalism, marketing and an excellent command of the English language.
In one award-winning expose, I scored the interview after tracked down Perumal by sending him a number of emails and also talking to his close confidantes in Singapore. Additionally, as I speak French fluently, I also made several calls to the Togo Football Federation and also uncovered how Perumal managed to apparently fix matches in three African nations and allegedly made at least $700,000 per match. The Wilson Raj...

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Business Writing
Project Management
Editing
Journalistic Writing
Subediting
Copytasting
Supplement Coordination

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ACHIEVEMENTS
- Won the 'story of the month' award for soccer match-fixing article, Sept 2010
- Won  6 editorial awards for outstanding stories, 2004-2011
- Produced 15-page TNP breakfast guide marketing supplement; wrote stories, assisted in its design and concept, liaised with clients and eateries and supervised interns for the stories, Apr 2012
-Authored SingTel advertorials, Mar 2012
- Was interviewed by Al Jazeera on the the Indian Film industry, June 2012
- Part of elite group of six reporters handpicked to launch Singapore’s first bilingual paper- mypaper, Jan 2008
-Raised the number of schools participating for BYD from 32 in 2003 to over 100 in 2007; amount raised increased from $88k to over 200K, 2007,2009
- Recipient of the National University of Singapore French Alumni French Language Awards, 2002
- Selected to participate in the annual Work Shadowing Program in Junior College, 1997 

  EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

 AUG 2004 - PRESENT: SINGAPORE PRESS HOLDINGS, Journalist, The New Paper (TNP)
JOURNALISM:

- Written over 900 articles on varied issues on banking, finance, health,society,business, education, etc, 2003-2012
-Covered the International Indian Film Awards, June 2012
- Ran a private education column (Improve Yourself) featuring different courses in private education, 2005-2010
- Attended Ministry of Education press conferences and conducted interviews with Ministers and government officials, 2004-2012
- Wrote hard-hitting stories and...

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