Journalist|Social Media Expert|Copywriter

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Desired salary: $2,100.00
Desired position type: Any
Location: Petroupoli Attica, Greece

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Summary

Journalist, social media expert and media analyst specialized in the field of New Media with a Master of Science in Media, Culture and Practice and a degree in Communication and Media. Experienced in both online and print journalism, web content management, as well as in social media marketing. Continuously studying the ways in which industry, governance institutions, political ideologies, and competing interests within the media community influence media narratives.

Education

2011 – 2012
The University of Edinburgh
Master of Science (MSc)
Media, Culture & Practice
Grade: Honors 2:II

Examined philosophies of digital and mass media, explored computing’s social ramifications, social media, the world of e-commerce and artistic works, digital architecture and urbanism, new media consumption practices, the co-creation of media, and the concept of “space” within new mass media.

2004 – 2011
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Bachelor’s Degree
Communication and Mass Media
Grade: 8,39/10

Cultural Studies, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science and Political Communication, Communication Technology, Philosophy of Communication, Linguistics, Journalism, Advertising and Visual Studies.

Experience

OCTOBER 2015 to: PRESENT
JOURNALIST
AVGI S.A., ATHENS, GR

– Write daily news stories on health, research and technology, focusing on changes that take place in Greece and across Europe
– Conduct thorough reporting, leveraging multiple sources and a network of contacts, to include government officials, members of parliament, public and private health stakeholders as well as various pressure groups
– Cover issues related to political and economic affairs as required. Interview political leaders and stakeholders
– Contribute stories in the newspaper’s special editions in topics such as health, human rights, the refugee crisis and women’s rights

SEPTEMBER 2010 to: PRESENT
FREELANCE JOURNALIST
3pointmagazine.gr, ATHENS, GR

– Opinion articles on culture and politics in 3pointmagazine (online magazine
– Scientific articles about sociology of media in RedNotebook online magazine

JANUARY 2013 to: OCTOBER 2015
EDITOR – IN – CHIEF ASSISTANT
AVGI S.A. (Avgi Online), ATHENS, GR

– Collaborating with the editor-in-chief to research and plan new articles
– Write and edit articles
– Use social media and SEO to maximize readability
– Provide administrative support to the editor-in-chief

FEBRUARY 2013 to: AUGUST 2015
WEB CONTENT MANAGER, WEB MASTER ASSISTANT
AVGI S.A. (Avgi Online), ATHENS, GR

– Monitor traffic to the website. Managing, formatting, proofreading and copyediting web content
– Track and report site metrics
– Work with social media team to stay current with the latest trends
– Create and manage social media outlet
– Administrative coordination in support of installation and management of software systems

CAMPAIGN MANAGER ASSISTANT
SYRIZA party, ATHENS, GR

European Parliament election (March 2014 – May 2014):
– Collaborated with the technology department to retrieve campaign results
– Maintained and consulted on Social Media content
Greece general election of May and June (May 2012 – June 2012):
– Worked with team members in Media and Research
– Maintained and consulted on Social Media content
European Parliament Election (April 2009 – June 2009):
– Maintained and consulted on Social Media content
– Managed all communication efforts and developed measures to garner media projection in the communities

AUGUST 2012 to: JANUARY 2013
SALES ADVISOR – OPERATIONS
River Island, EDINBURGH, UK

– Recommending fashions to customers
– Organizing displays

FEBRUARY 2010 to: AUGUST 2012
FIXER
Foreign correspondents and photo journalists, ATHENS, GR

– Use local experience and contacts to help foreign correspondents to get news coverage
– Provide translation and interpretation services
– Arrange interviews

FEBRUARY 2011 to: AUGUST 2011
EDITOR – IN – CHIEF
PanHellenic Union of Lerians, ATHENS, GR

Selection, preparation, editing, condensation and organization of the articles published in the newspaper

APRIL 2009 to: MAY 2014
JOURNALIST
AVGI S.A. ATHENS, GR

Environmental, political, economic and social (mainly migration and gender issues) reporting

DECEMBER 2007 to: FEBRUARY 2010
JOURNALIST
EPOHI S.A. ATHENS, GR

Political and social reporting

FEBRUARY 2008 to: SEPTEMBER 2008
WEB EDITOR, PRODUCER, REPORTER
Municipal Radio Station of Athens, ATHENS, GR

Multilingual Radio Station (English speaking section)
– Developing content, writing material for scripts, bulletins and links
– Environmental and political reporting
– Website content management

Skills

  • SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT
  • Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Youtube (Expert User)
  • CoTweet
  • TweetDeck
  • Social Cloute
  • Facepager
  • Hoot Suite
  • FollowerWonk
  • Rproject
  • paper.li
  • Cyfe
  • COMPUTER SKILLS
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ubuntu Linux
  • Montage/mixage/subtitling
  • Wordpress, Blogspot, Pathfinder blogs
  • CMS (wordpress, liferay, etc)
  • Google Analytics
  • Pgp encryption program

Specialties

    ability to learn rapidly and adapt quickly to changing situations, able to "think online", Conflict resolution, DECISION MAKING, Effectively handle information overload, exceptional researcher and analyst, meet strict deadlines, Methodical in planning and performing, Strong analytical qualities

Groups & Associations

    Member of the Journalists’ Union of the Athens Daily Newspapers, Vice president of Cultural Association “Oktana”

Spoken Languages

    English (Certificate of Proficiency - University of Cambridge), Greek (native speaker)