Hire me: Resume

Shay Meinecke’s Journalism Resume

E-Mail: shaymeinecke @ gmail. com

Twitter: @ShayMeinecke

Website: www.linkedin.com/in/meineckeshay/


I’m an international journalist, writer, editor, radio host and TV reporter. I have experience working in Germany and South Korea.

I’m looking to obtain an international reporting position with a strong brand and global presence. My goal is to achieve awareness and exposure of international issues through multimedia, in-the-field reporting.


Deutsche Welle (dw.com) // Multimedia Journalist August 2014-Current

  • Write news and features for publication on dw.com
  • Produce audio news content for Africalink podcast
  • Edit media for publication

Gwangju News //Editor and Writer May 2012-April 2014

  • Maintained a regular sports column that focused on Korean athletics around the world.
  • Wrote feature articles.
  • Edited content to be published in the monthly, international English magazine.
  • Maintained contact with regular contributors to ensure publications were timely and effective through email and in-person communication.
  • Represented the magazine at events and through social media and consistently looked for new writers/editors.

GFN 98.7 //Radio Host and Producer March 2013-March 2014

  • Produced, edited, and hosted sports material that covered professional Korean and international sports.
  • Informed listeners about community events.
  • Hosted radio advertisements.
  • Raised social media awareness on Facebook by 30%.
  • Informed people about the radio events and programs.

Arirang TV //TV Reporter and Host September 2013-January 2014

  • Hosted weekly Korean travel TV videos throughout the entire Korea region.
  • Reported on Korean culture, food, and events.
  • Recorded voice-over segments for production.
  • Presented reports to a live television audience through on-air interviews.
  • Interviewed guests on TV.
  • Researched events, locations, Korean history, and culture to better present material.
  • Translated Korean to English.
  • Spoke Korean on air and during interviews.


Bachelors of Arts—Communication—University of Missouri-Saint Louis—Completed 2010

Technical Skills

JavaScript, Final Cut Pro , Content Management Systems, Adobe Photoshop, HTML, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook


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