JENNIE S. BEV
Objective and Brief Overview
Applying for a communications, writing-related position. A professional communications specialist, ghostwriter, and writer with over 1,000 articles and 80+ books/reports published and numerous media coverage in international, national, and local publications, including print, online, TV, and radio. A can-do go-getter with out-of-the-box strategic ideas and above-average creativity, writing, and teaching writing skills to individuals of various ages and backgrounds. Named 2003 EPPIE Award nominee for excellence in electronic publishing and a (partial) 2009 Peace Writer at Institute for Peace and Justice at University of San Diego. Currently contributing to The Jakarta Post and Kontan (in Indonesian language) on monthly basis as a freelance contributor. Advising several non-profit organizations in education and housing activisms. Own and operate StyleCareer.com.
Publications and Media Coverage
International and national publications: Entrepreneur, Canadian Business, Teen People, The Jakarta Globe, The Jakarta Post, The Korea Times, The Brunei Times, Home Business, New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Kansas City Star, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, T3 (UK), Asia Sentinel (China), USA Rise Up, Common Ground News, Asia News Network (Thailand), Audrey, Media Bistro, Women’s International Perspectives, Chic, Fit, Femina, Tempo (Indonesia) etc.
Regional publications: NY Parenting, Tracy Press, The Record, The Independent, The Daily Southtown, The Arizona Republic, etc.
TV and radio appearances: Voice of America, KCRA-TV, Swiss Public Radio, etc.
Jennie Siat Bev Communications – Writer and Publicist 2008-2011
Developing positioning and branding strategies, developing publicity strategies for implementation on top-level and lower-level personnel, blogging and Web social networking strategies, product launching and trade show support, writing and editing press releases, writing journalistic articles using AP style guidelines, writing and editing feature and opinion articles, writing and editing books and reports, ROI and publicity competitiveness analysis, pitching stories to journalists and editors, writing stories based on raw data, maintaining relationship with journalists, editors, and bloggers, distributing press releases, assisting PR agencies, developing internal and external online training strategies and curricula, and creating editorial agenda.
Afton Institute, LLC - Chief Instructional Developer 2005-December 2011
Researching, designing, developing, and evaluating curricula for vocational courses, and professional training classes for client institutions in face-to-face and online environments. Among which includes classes on entrepreneurship, business management, business communications, technical writing, and online teaching and learning.
Providing in-depth advising and counseling on prerequisites, expectations, and placement based on skills inventory and skills level using various tools.
Western Governors University (Abromitis) - Adjunct Professor and Tutor 2004-2008
Instructed and tutored 50 classes of Writing, Research, and Presentation LCTA (Language and Communications) and LCE (Language and Composition Essay) in online environment. Supervised and evaluated students’ progress on weekly basis to ensure adherence to the high quality learner-focused philosophy.
2002-2003 MS in Education (Online Teaching and Learning) from California State University East Bay (Hayward) with 3.97 GPA
2000 Certificate in Technical Writing from University of California Berkeley and UCLA
Mastery of Windows and Mac Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher), Adobe, BlackBoard, eCollege, WordPress, Wiki.