YAN LU

SKILLS

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PROFICIENT: Illustrator, Flash and ActionScript, InDesign, Excel, Fusion Tables, Final Cut Pro, Avid Newscutter XP, iNEWS, Audacity EXPERIENCED: Photoshop, Lightroom, MySQL, ArcGIS, SPSS, WordPress, Premiere, Sony PMW-EX1 HD, Marantz Digital Recorders, Audition, Google Analytics BASIC: Django, HTML/CSS, jQuery, Visual Basic, Scrum, Chartbeat

Data Assistant, Infographics Designer (internship) | NPR StateImpact | 08/2012 – Present PROJECTS: - Took initiative in applying infographics as a new storytelling element for StateImpact project; researched and designed five infographics on Pennsylvania abandoned wells, Ohio charter schools, hydraulic fracturing and etc. - Acquired, analyzed and visualized datasets on natural gas boomtown, Ohio issue 2, 2012 Idaho propositions and etc. - Co-launched and co-host reporter training blog. Freelance Infographics Designer | CNPolitics.org | 03/2012 – Present PROJECTS: Produced infographics on Chinese politics, such as the South China Sea conflict, Chinese millionaires, and etc. Infographics Designer | Columbia Missourian | 09/2011 – 05/2012 PROJECTS: Conceptualized, researched and designed static and interactive graphics on student sustainable living project, Missouri GOP caucus, congressional redistricting, contributors for presidential elections and etc. User Interface Designer | Mobile App Development Team | 01/2012 – 05/2012 PROJECTS: As the only designer in the team, I brainstormed functionalities with developers, created storyboard, wireframe and prototype for a medical app called HealtheLink, which features prescription tracking and goal setting. Writer, Editor, Producer | Newsy | 08/2011 – 05/2012 PROJECTS: Produced Newsy Chinese, a Chinese language online video news program featuring multi-sourced analytical storytelling. Reporter, Videographer | KOMU-TV (NBC affiliate) | 03/2011 – 08/2011 General Assignment Reporter | KBIA – Radio (NPR affiliate) | 09/2010 – 12/2011

EXPERIENCE

Missouri School of Journalism | M.A. Radio & TV Reporting and Infographics | Research Assistant with tuition waiver Peking University | B.A. Print and Digital Journalism | Honor Student (2009-2010)

EDUCATION

WHAT ELSE DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YAN?

White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarship | Fall 2012 | Washington, D.C. ASK Program Volunteer | Winter 2010 | Kumasi, Ghana Honored Volunteer of the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games | Summer 2008 | Beijing, China Bilingual Speaker | Mandarin (native), English (fluent)

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