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Shaden
Ellakkis
 845
A
Allerton
Street,
Kent,
Ohio
44240
 Tel:
330‐541‐3463
 sellakki@kent.edu

 


Objective

 Seeking
a
challenging
position
in
a
media
company,
where
I
can
invest
my
communication
skills
 in
building
my
career




 Education
 2002‐2005


 Bachelor
in
Audio‐Visual
Journalism
 
 
 














Lebanese
University/Beirut,
Lebanon

 2005‐2006
 
 


Completed
10
courses
through
a
masters
program
in
journalism

 Lebanese
University/
Beirut,
Lebanon















































2008‐…














Graduate
student
in
Reporting
and
Editing
with
emphasis
on
Convergence
 
 
 JMC_Kent
State
University/
Kent,
Ohio,
USA


Work
Experience
 2005‐2006


Freelancer
for
Future
Newspaper/
Lebanon















2006‐2007
 
 


News
editor,
feature
writer
and
commentator
for
Now
Lebanon
Website/
 Lebanon
 











































































 
 


2008


















Assistant
editor
for
Future
Newspaper_
National
and
International
Department/

 
 













Lebanon
 2009‐…















Assistant
Producer
for
TV2
News/
Kent,
Ohio/
USA
 






























































Internship
Experience
 2007
 
 



 


Future
News/
Lebanon: Newscast production and video editing with
Avid
 iNews
 
 
 

 



































2007 


2005
 



 



 Al‐Jazeera
Channel/
Qatar:
Reporting,
TV
journalism
and
news
presenting
(David
 Seimor,
Michael
Delahay)
 Assafir
Newspaper/
Lebanon:
Editing
for
the
Department
of
Education
 



2003‐2004
 
 


Future
Television/
Lebanon:
News
reporting
 


Languages
 Writing,
reading
and
speaking
fluency
in
Arabic,
English,
Portuguese
and
some
French



Technical
Skills
 
 
 
 
 
 
 *Producing
newscasts
with
inews
and
ENPS
 
 
 
 *
Editing
video
and
audio
with
Final
Cut
Pro
 
 
 
 *Creating
TV
graphics
with
Photoshop
CS3,
Flash
and
LiveType
 *
Shooting
video
 
 
 
 
 
 
 *
Producing
soundslides
with
Sounslides
Plus
 
 
 *
Building
websites
with
Dreamweaver
 



 

 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 


University
Projects
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 *Public
Affairs
stories:
 http://classes.jmc.kent.edu/rpa/public_asp/file_stories/file_stories_view_bcast.asp?I Dbcast=694
,
 http://classes.jmc.kent.edu/rpa/public_asp/file_stories/file_stories_view_bcast.asp?I Dbcast=682

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 *
Video
packages
at:
http://classes.jmc.kent.edu/BBR/ShowVideo.asp?IDScript=1518

 *
Website
with
a
digital
story,
video
package,
soundslide
and
3
podcasts:
 
 


http://tinyurl.com/58466z


 *
Documentary
Film
about
Omar
Abou
Richa
(Syrian
Poet
and
Ambassador)
 *
Content
analysis
of
night
news
on
LBC
and
Al_Manar
Lebanese
channels
on
February
14th
2006
 *
Qualitative
research
about
the
impact
of
political
background
on
news
coverage


References
 Available
upon
request
 
 



 



 
 
 
 



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