Professional Summary

I began my Editorship at CLEO Malaysia in April 2016, and was Editor for its print and digital platforms up until April 2020, when CLEO ceased publication and operations. 

During my time at CLEO, I managed the editorial calendar and line-up for the print magazine and handled all aspects of the digital sphere for CLEO Malaysia. I was part of the design revamp of the brand and on top of rolling out innovative projects and attention-grabbing content, the team and I also co-created and hosted our very own YouTube talk show, CLEOBuzz.

 

Prior to that, I co-founded my own fashion jewellery brand and spent years in legal editing and research, as well as administrative work at a Melbourne legal office. 

I am a graduate of The University of Melbourne with a double degree in Law and Arts (Media & Communications). I also constantly keep up-to-date with online coursework in various disciplines.

Work Experience

April 2016 - April 2020

Editor, CLEO Malaysia

  • Managed the editorial team of writers, designers and videographer to produce an international-standard magazine. Handled all aspects of print and digital production (including website, YouTube and socials) for the magazine brand. The publisher ceased operations on 30 April 2020.

2012 - 2016

Co-founder, Dipped Row

  • Co-founded a startup jewellery business (www.dippedrow.com) and oversaw day-to-day operations of the brand.

July 2012 - January 2015

Sub-editor, The Malaysian Women's Weekly

  • Handled all aspects of copy-editing for the magazine and worked with the team for all magazine-related events and promotions.

April 2010 - September 2011

Legal Editor (Textbooks), LexisNexis 

  • Was the sole textbook editor for the Hong Kong regional team. Performed and managed all editorial and administrative tasks for book projects from concept to completion.

Other Work

August 2008 - November 2009

Legal Secretary, Battley & Co (Melbourne)

November 2008 - December 2008

Seasonal Clerk, Maddocks Lawyers (Melbourne)

November 2004 - February 2005

Intern, KLUE Magazine

Education

2004 - 2009

The University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Bachelor of Arts (Media & Communications) (BA) double degree
Completed: 22 August 2009 

2003

Taylor's University Melbourne

Qualification: Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)

Life + Beyond!

Prior to our Restricted Movement and our lives turning into the "New Normal", I loved keeping busy with my son with so many activities. Now that the world has turned inward, I'm increasingly intrigued by bodywork, yoga and self-development. I still like to keep active by swimming, skating, reading, doodling, plugging into a podcast, or producing videos for my Instagram.

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