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Freelance Journalist in Mumbai, India
 I have worked in print, photography and online for various newsoutlets, including
Yen Magazine
New Matilda, Hindustan Times, AsiaCalling
CLEO Magazine
.I have also established the website laurenfarrow.wordpress.com,which includes blog posts that utilise cross media content.Skills: Independently sourcing and researching stories; developingcontacts; taking photographs; working with respect to a foreign cul-ture; maintaining a blog; recording sound; editing using ProTools;recording and editing video– Feature in the Australian news website,
New Matilda
marking the25th anniversary and the ongoing impacts of the world’s worst indus-trial accident - the Bhopal gas tragedy– Radio story for Asia Calling about Mumbai’s ragpickers– Feature in
Yen Magazine
about the Mumbai public art movement, ‘The Wall Project’ – Feature for
New Matilda
covering the ongoing segregation and chal-lenges that leprosy patients face in Mumbai– Feature in
New Matilda
on the impact the nancial crisis has had on
Indian workers in the gulf 
Village Voice
(News Limited)
Village Voice
is a community newspaper, which has two monthly titlesin Sydney, Australia.Position: Journalist, June 2007 – April 2009Responsibilities: Independently sourcing and researching stories;
developing contacts; ling stories on a daily basis; taking on a coun
-cil round; photographing subjects; uploading and monitoring contentonline; compiling news lists; and running news meetings– Breaking the story about Leichhardt councillors consuming alcoholbefore council meetings– Investigative series about efforts to remediate Sydney Harbour atBreakfast Point– Investigative series about Sydney gallery owner who allegedly dis-appeared owing artists thousands– Interviewing renowned Australian artist and former Archibald win-ner Fred Cress for the second time, only months before his death
Email: lauren.farrow@gmail.comPhone: +91 9930 069 313Website: laurenfarrow.wordpress.com
Regular contributor to CLEO Magazine
CLEO Magazine
is a leading national Australian women’s magazine,which covers arts, entertainment, fashion and social commentary.Position: regular features contributor, July 2008 – presentSkills: feature writing; working independently; sourcing relevantstory ideas- Putting self help books on trial
- Feature on what happens when twenty year olds nd religion
- Feature on learning life lessons from your grandparents
Sub-editor, Village Voice (News Limited)
Position: Sub-editor, January – June 2007Responsibilities: Editing journalists work; researching and fact-check-
ing; laying out and proong pages using InDesign; correcting photo
-graphs using Photoshop; writing headlines and captions
Career FAQs
Career FAQs is Australia’s leading publisher of career books.Position: Writer, May – June 2007Responsibilities: writing; researching; sourcing and conducting inter-
views; proong manuscripts
Co-authoring the book
Education: Jobs that Inspire Others
- 120w/minute shorthand
- Condent editing audio using ProTools- Condent creating videos using basic video editing software- Procient in Indesign, InCopy and Photoshop- Condent with Expression Engine content management system- Condent with blogging platform WordPress
2008 -HIGHLIGHTS2005 - 20092007 -HIGHLIGHTS
University of Technology, Sydney
Degree: Bachelor of Communications (Journalism)
Period: 2004 – 2006Subjects completed: Radio 1; Radio 2; Investigative Journalism; PrintFeatures; Political Theory’ Media, Information and the Law; Televi-sion 1;Professional Practice and Culture; Journalism 1; Journalism 2;News and Current Affairs; Contemporary Cultures 1; ContemporaryCultures 2; Power and Change; Photo journalism; Sub-editing 1;Sub-editing 2– Graduated with distinction average
2006 University of Technology, Sydney Journalism Awardfor Best Photo journalism
2007 Best photo journalism by an undergraduate or post-graduate student, Journalism Education Association Ossie Awards.
Brigidine College
Period: 1997 – 2003
University Admissions Index: 96.3
Academic Achievements
Distinguished Achievers list for 2003 (2 Unit English Advanced, 1 UnitEnglish Extension 2, 2 Unit Modern History, 2 Unit Music 1)
Further studies
2009: Sydney University Hindi Beginners Language course, Continu-ing Education2008: Australian Centre for Photography, Camera Craft 1; Websitedesign at TAFE, Ultimo College; Interviewing course2007: Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance sub-editing course
2006: Graphic Design Portfolio TAFE Course
2004 - 2006HIGHLIGHTS2007 2006

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