Hanqing Chen
HanqingC hchen@nyu.edu

New York University | Bachelors in Journalism/Anthropology - ­ 2014 | 3.5 GPA

The Daily Beast Editorial Intern
U.S., international politics, news analysis website - Reported, wrote stories on U.S. military culture, defense policy on same-day turnaround - Conducted in-depth research on military regulations, U.S. war in Afghanistan - Collected headlines for editor’s daily news brief

Sept. 2013 - Dec. 2013

Washington Square News Web Managing Editor

New York University’s daily student newspaper

Sept. 2010 - Present

Investigative Editor

- Launched redesign of website, coded interactive for web content - Wrote customized daily email news roundup for 500+ subscribers averaging 21 percent open rate - Edited stories daily for news, features, sports sections with an eye for sourcing, structure, A.P. style - Conducted meetings with news, features editors to assess content for daily production

- Wrote, reported long-term investigative stories such as coverage of NYU 2031 expansion plan - Developed pitches, planned daily as well as long term content alongside news editors, managed team of 20 staff writers


Media criticism, news analysis website

June 2013 - Aug. 2013

Editorial, Design Intern

- Designed mock up layouts for website redesign - Pitched and wrote stories on George Zimmerman trial, controversial news coverage.

The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Broadcast Intern

U.S., New York politics, news analysis radio program - Screened callers for daily show, conducted daily check ins with guests for producers - Pitched, wrote scripts for host - Used custom CMS to organize daily content

Aug. 2012 - Dec. 2012

Editorial Intern

Asia-U.S. relations policy nonprofit organization - Pitched, wrote stories on politics and social issues in East Asia for Asia blog - Prepared interview questions for policy experts - Created stories using social media aggregators, plugins such as Storify

Asia Society

Jan. 2012 - May 2012


Editorial Intern

Politics, news analysis website targeting millenials

June 2011 - Dec. 2011

- Pitched, wrote news analysis stories about labor regulation, policy in China, Occupy Wall Street - Brainstormed ideas for optimizing website user interface

Skills & Samples
Coding: HTML, CSS CMS: WordPress, Drupal Social Media: Facebook, Twitter Languages: Chinese (speaking), French (fluent) Story Clips: The Daily Beast: Turning Back Clock on Gay Marriage WSN: 30 percent admit rate for NYU Class of 2017 The Atlantic: Apple’s labor problems in China Web design: Sandy: One Year Later Fashion Issue: Fringe Arts Issue: Extravagance Most Influential Students