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Arlington, Virginia, United States
August 17, 2018

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Jinman Li



Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism Aug. 2018 Candidate of M.S. Journalism; Business, Money and Markets Specialization Beijing Foreign Studies University June 2017

B.A. in International Journalism and Communication, Minor in Finance CORE COMPETENCE

Technical: Premiere, Photoshop, html, CSS, InDesign, Audacity, SPSS Bi-lingual in English and Chinese


Editorial Intern American Banker June 2018-present

• Pitched, reported and wrote stories on banking and finance. Business Reporter Medill News Service in Chicago and Washington, D.C. Jan 2018-present

• Reported and produced multimedia stories on corporate earnings, stock outlook, economic indicators and enterprise stories; Beat reporting on finance, investment, insurance, fintech and cryptocurrency;

• Pitched and wrote stories for Market Watch, The Street, Global Banking & Finance Review, Farm World, etc. Project Manager Inside B2B Media Mar 2018-April 2018

• Led a team of 7 people in generating multiple Tweets and articles for the B2B publication Inside Unmanned Systems and its annual Xponential event; Supervised presentation to the content and management staff. Intern Journalist CBN Weekly-National Business Magazine in China May-July 2017

• Contributed to everyday morning business news roundup

• Published eight business and tech stories on CBN Weekly’s online platform News Assistant CNN Beijing Bureau March-May 2017

• Assisted with in-house and field production including conducting interviews and translating materials

• Curated daily news monitoring reports, summarizing newsworthy topics from domestic media sources News Assistant Reuters Pictures, Beijing Office July-Dec. 2016

• Brainstormed story ideas and conducted research for photojournalists on topics such as China’s Internet entertainment industry and environmental pollutions

• Assisted international correspondents with news coverage, performed interviews and translated documents Assistant Content Manager NetEase News Aug.-Oct. 2016

• Pitched story ideas and brainstormed story lines, contributed several valuable topics

• Produced articles on current affairs and trending topics weekly (4,800+ hits on average) Director Assistant Aerial China, CCTV Documentary Channel Dec.2015-May 2016

• Accomplished in-depth research on potential shooting locations, picked Xinjiang and Hainan provinces based on analysis, crafted a detailed shooting plan optimizing time, spots and angles Deputy Editor Investigation 107 (sole investigative campus media in Beijing) March 2014-Sep. 2015

• Led a team of 21 student reporters, supervised overall news production

• Wrote in-depth investigative reports and features, covering topics such as education services for migrant workers’ children and podcast business in China


Research Assistant to Dr. John Naisbitt Influence of the Policy One Belt One Road March-June 2016

• Gathered and analyzed Guangxi province-related data concerning the impact of OBOR policy after interviewing locals and conducting surveys, generated a research report in cooperation with teammates ACADEMIC HONORS

Louise Lux-Sions Scholarship at Northwestern University 2017-2018 Xing Wenjun Journalism Practice Scholarship (top 25%) at Beijing Foreign Studies University 2015-2016

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