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Assistant Social Media

Astoria, NY
October 08, 2018

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Arwa Alturkestani, *-** **th Ave, Astoria, NY ****2 347-***-**** a


Long Island University, B rooklyn, NY

M.A Media Arts, Concentration: Film & Video Production, Sep 2015 - May 2018 Title of Theory Paper: “ An Analysis of the Syrian Crisis Through Three Documentaries: Return to Homs, 50 Feet from Syria, and The White Helmets” Format & Title of Production: Documentary - short, Survival Stories from Syria C olumbia University, New York, NY

Advanced Academic Preparation Program, Jan 2014 - Aug 2015 Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

B.A Mass Communication, Journalism, Sep 2009 - May 2013 SKILLS: Video Editing Softwares (F inal Cut Pro, and Premiere Pro CC). Photography Editing Softwares (Bridge, Photoshop, and Lightroom). Film Budgeting and Scheduling Softwares (Movie Magic Scheduling, and Movie Magic Budgeting). Cameras (DSLR). Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, and Excel). Google Office Suite (Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides).S ocial Media (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat). LANGUAGE: F luent in Arabic and English.


Long Island University,Brooklyn, NY

Digital Photography Lab Teaching Assistant, Oct 2015, Aug 2017.

- Help Media Arts students with photography software: Bridge, LightRoom, and Photoshop.

- Assist undergraduate and graduate students with the printers (Epson 4900, Canon, Epson 11880 printer paper rolls). Al Mohtaraf Assaudi, J eddah, Saudi Arabia

Journalist, Editor, and Translator, Jun 2013 - Dec 2013.

- Wrote and covered stories about sustainable developments, arts, sports, technology, cultural and national events in Saudi Arabia such as Souk Okaz, The International Conference on Youth Volunteering and Dialogue, and Ithra Knowledge Program with Aramco.

- Supported the editorial team with pictures and logos for different articles and stories.

- Translated news from English into Arabic for Al Qafilah magazine. ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Wheelhouse Creative, N ew York, NY

Video Production Intern, Spe 13th 2017 - Dec 16th, 2017

- Typo checks: spell checked and typo checked all text in features of trailers.

- Coverage: researched, and watched the newly acquired films then wrote coverages or a film reviews.

- Wrote transcription in Premiere Pro to help the editors find quotes to use in the trailers.

- Helped editors find specific shots for the trailers they were working on by locating the timecode of the required shots on the features. Morgan Post Photography Studio, Beacon, NY

Photography Intern, Feb 11th - May 8th, 2017

- Assisted Mr. Post installing two art galleries at Fairfield University in Connecticut.

- Helped Mr. Post with the Digital Negatives workshop at the Penumbra Foundation.

- Worked as a production assistant during two photoshoots. Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

Production Assistant: Wardrobe department

TV series written and produced by Long Island University Writing and Producing for Television Program

- Project: Off Records, Jan 9th - 13th, 2017

- Project: Rainbow City, Jan 10 - 15, 2016

Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

Event Photographer

- PIVOT Workshop, Dec 3rd, 2016

- Big Mini Media Festival, Nov 11th - 12th, 2016 - 2017. Long Island University, B rooklyn, NY

Teaching Assistant: Summer Honors Institute Program, July 18 - 22, 2016

- Prepared the JVC video Camera settings for the students.

- Assisted the students with Final Cut Pro X and Mac Computers. Columbia University, New York, NY

Teaching Assistant: Artist Reaching Out: Community Impact Program, Oct 2014 - Dec 2014

- Developed course plan that helps second-grade students expand their imagination in art classes.

- Assisted students with brainstorming, drawing, and coloring art objects. Ministry of Higher Education of Saudi Arabia, Makkah, Saudi Arabia Journalist: 5th Scientific Conference for Students of Higher Education in Saudi Arabia, 2013

- Communicated with the press, published the events on social media, and covered the daily events by interviewing the participants, the visitors, and the judges.

Umm Al Qura University, M akkah, Saudi Arabia

Journalist: Mawhiba Gifted Students Program, Innovation and Entrepreneur Club, 2012

- Communicated with the press, published the events on social media, and covered the daily events by interviewing the participants, the visitors, and the judges.

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