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Lessons offered by Mojgan
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • English
  • Reading
  • Creative writing
  • Test prep
  • Resume - cover letter’s writing prep
  • Oral expression
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Diploma
  • Doctorate

Communications expert, writer, former journalist offering lessons in English, writing, reading etc

Methodology

My approach is fun, easy and relaxed. I tailor the teaching methodology to each student or group as everyone learns things differently - trying a more visual approach, or moving onto a more written one if need be!

Experience

Currently finishing my second MA in International Communications & Development. I have worked as a writer, storyteller, TV reporter, and communications expert, a TA for a broadcast and digital journalism program and have tutored and worked with students for many years.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £5
Rate for online lessons : £15/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £65
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £135

Details

My rate will differ based on how far I must travel to get to you. However, I will only tack on the travel amount to the total

Lessons offered by Mojgan
Individual
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • English
  • Reading
  • Creative writing
  • Test prep
  • Resume - cover letter’s writing prep
  • Oral expression
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Diploma
  • Doctorate

Mojgan's CV

CURRENTLY
London City Incubator, London, UK January 2018 - Present
Associate Researcher and Consultant
• Assist in the commercialization of new technologies developed at City University of London.
• Conduct feasibility studies and market research; provide a business plan, value proposition, data analysis, and report of findings.
• Research and connect with potential suppliers, customers, partners and investors to understand their areas of interest.

Postgraduate at City University of London, London, UK September 2017 - Present
School of Arts and Social Science
Master of Arts, International Communications and Development
• Activities: serve as a Student Representative to the program – meet with faculty and staff throughout the academic year; be available and contactable as a mentor to listen to student concerns; compile comments, suggestions, and feedback to present to leadership at university; act as a liaison between students, staff, faculty, and administration; organize events for the students.

WORK EXPERIENCE


Socioeconomic Rights Institute and City Law School, Johannesburg, South Africa September 2018
Co-producer and Assistant Videographer
• Interview human rights lawyers in South Africa on prominent cases taking place in the country for three documentaries.
• Assist in shooting video and story-boarding ideas and final content for the films.
• Manage and create social media posts during filming to create awareness.




University of California Trust (UK), London, UK September – December 2017
Freelance Writer
• Serve as a contributing writer for publications.




University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA April 2015 – September 2017
Senior Public Information Officer
• Promote UCR achievements and faculty research through writing and distributing news releases and opinion pieces.
• Success in placing media hits in NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNN, Time magazine, The Huffington Post, ESPN, The Los Angeles Times, U.S. and World News Report, and various Los Angeles television stations.
• Pitching research and story ideas; proactive and reactive media relations.
• Crisis communications planning and implementation; preparing executive leadership for press conferences and media briefings.
• Manage university's social media accounts, and produce monthly analytics report.
• Serve as contributing writer for internal publications – weekly online newspaper, quarterly campus magazine.
• Work alongside entire university communications team to brainstorm and create video stories, messages, brochures, and multi-media materials.

CBS 13 News, Sacramento, CA May 2014 – April 2015
Emmy-nominated Television News Reporter
• Write and report general news for the #1 locally rated evening show.
• Live reporting in the field and studio.
• Stories aired on national and international news programs: CBS This Morning, SkyNews.
• Cultivate sources and contacts, research and brain-storm story-ideas, daily use of social media as a newsgathering tool, and a means of connecting with the community.

WTOL/Fox Toledo News, Toledo, OH February 2012 - March 2014
Television News Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist
• Shoot, edit, write, and report two different stories a night.
• Live experience in the field and studio.
• Cultivate sources and contacts, research and brain-storm story-ideas, daily use of social media as a newsgathering tool, and a means of connecting with the community.

WFFT News, Fort Wayne, IN July – August 2011
Washington, D.C. Reporter
• Develop stories in Washington, D.C. with local impact for Fort Wayne audiences.
• Work on Capitol Hill, interviewing Congressional leaders on policies, legislation, and other issues affecting the Fort Wayne area.
• Produce PKGs and/or VO/SOTs to feed to station to air on nightly newscasts.

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse, NY August 2010 - June 2011
Instructional Associate to the Broadcast and Digital Journalism program
• Provide technical and instructional assistance in graduate and undergraduate courses.
• Run board for radio newscasts; assist student production crews for television newscasts; videographer for live shots.
• Train students in use of Avid-Newscutter.

University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA May 2009 – June 2010
Stewardship and Fundraising Development Assistant
• Write, scan, and organize donor and scholarship acknowledgment and appreciation letters.
• Experience working with Raiser's Edge.
• Office/admin work: answer phone calls, database entry, filing.

INTERNSHIPS
KABC 7 Eyewitness News, Glendale, CA December 2010 - January 2011
Reporting intern
• Interviewed sources for news stories. Shadowed reporters, writers, producers, editors, and videographers.
• Logged and transcribed taped interviews and newscasts.
• Provided assistance to the assignment desk: answered phone calls, organized story ideas.

Democracywise.syr.edu, Syracuse, NY August - December 2010
Political reporter for an award-winning news website devoted to politics and public affairs
• Covered local elections; reported at polling sites; attended and reported from party headquarters on election night.
• Interviewed candidates, political scientists, and campaign managers for the primaries and elections.
• Prepared online “Voter’s Issues” profiles with audio and text.

NBC Universal, Burbank, CA September - December 2009
Intern, Access Hollywood Online division
• Published three entertainment based articles: Access’ Top 20 TV Moms of all Time, Access Top Ten: The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made, Access Top Ten: TV’s Leading Ladies you Love to Hate.
• Searched for photos, wrote captions for each and added them to an existing gallery, or a gallery being created.
• Brainstormed and researched article and gallery ideas; presented them to the editors.
• Edited wires for publication, and transcribed interviews.

Seventeen Magazine, Santa Monica, CA June - September 2009
Intern, Sales/Advertising department.
• Created “edit credits,” comparing Seventeen Magazine’s advertisements to the advertisements in competing magazines.
• Tagged issues: responsible for tabbing every advertisement found in each monthly issue for every client of Seventeen.
• Office/admin work: arranged all outgoing mail, organized the office and stock room, created Excel sheets.

Mandate Pictures, Beverly Hills, CA September – December 2008
Intern, Film/Production company
• Read over 15 scripts, and wrote formal coverage on each one weekly.
• Responsible for different projects as they were presented to me such as research and errands.
• Office/admin work: covered receptionist desk, copied DVDs, scanned scripts, organized weekend script reading for the company.


SKILLS
• Analytics reporting • AP Style • Avid- Newscutter • Building & maintaining favorable relationships • Creative
• Cision • Conversational in Farsi • ENPS • Edius • Final Cut Express • Hootsuite • Meltwater • Microsoft Office & Outlook • Social Media communication • Strategic planning • Team player • Writing • Word Press

EDUCATION
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Master of Science, Broadcast and Digital Journalism, August 2011

University of California, Riverside Riverside, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies, June 2010
Graduated Cum Laude
Study Abroad: Siena, Italy Spring Semester 2008, Language and Culture program



HONORS AND ACTIVITIES
Member of Public Relations Society of America, 2015 – Present
Member of Society of Professional Journalists, 2010 – 2015
Newhouse Student Ambassador 2011: Aid recently admitted students with questions and concerns regarding Newhouse.
Published opinion-editorial in USA Today: Half Iranian ‘Bachelorette’ Makes Me Proud, May 2016; and The Huffington Post: Hollywood (Finally) Gives us Positive Persians, May 2010.
Chancellor’s Honors List 2008-2010: Receiving a GPA of 3.5 or above for three consecutive quarters.
Member of Alpha Chi Omega, Fall 2006 – Spring 2010.

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