About AUTHOR

DSCF2834SUN Narin

                                       #128, St 148, Sangkat Phsar Kandal II, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

+855 (0) 12 961 966 § Email: snnarin@gmail.com

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE          __________                                                                                                         __

Cambodian Center for Independent Media                             Phnom Penh, Cambodia (May 2013-till date)

Trainer on basic news writing to citizen journalists

Cambodian Center for Independent Media                               Phnom Penh, Cambodia (June 2012-till date)

Online News producer                                                                

Wall Street Journal                                                                    Phnom Penh, Cambodia (October 2010-till date)

Part time reporter

Phnom Penh Post/ Popular magazine                                    Phnom Penh, Cambodia (2010-2012)

Freelance Journalist

IEL International                                                                     Phnom Penh, Cambodia (2010-2012)

Teacher

Statesman newspaper                                                                 Kolkata, India (July- September 2011)

Intern

Phnom Penh Post Newspaper                                                 Phnom Penh, Cambodia (July- Sept 2010)

Intern

EDUCATION

  • 2008-2012: Bachelor Degree of Media Management at Royal University of Phnom Penh (DMC),

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

  • 2007-2011: Bachelor Degree of English Literature at Institute of Foreign Languages (IFL),

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

  • 2007-2008: Studying International Relations at University of Cambodia
  • 2001-2007: Student of Pursat High School, General Education. (Grade 12 Certificate)

SKILLS AND TRAININGS

Skills

  • Journalism Skill
  • Multimedia Skills
  • English Teaching
  • Media Literacy Training Skills
  • Journalistic Political Analysis

Trainings

  • 17 Nov-8 Dec, 2014: Investigative Journalism in United States
  • January 2014: Data Journalism training supported by DW
  • June 2013: Joined 4M Journalism and Social Media in France
  • May-October 2012: Khmer Rouge Tribunal Fellowship
  • September-October 2011: Online Journalism Course
  • March-May 2011: Short course of Photo Journalism at Center Cultural French (CCF)
  • September -October 2010: Joined Intensive course for Radio at the Department of Media and

Communication

PUBLICATION AND PRODUCTION

Cambodia Deports Russian Businessman Sergei Polonsky(May 17, 2015)

http://www.wsj.com/articles/cambodia-deports-russian-businessman-sergei-polonsky-1431848644?KEYWORDS=Sun+Narin

Opposition Gains in Cambodia Vote (May 19, 2014)

–               http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304422704579571142074718678

Cambodia Garment Workers Protest ‘Unfair’ Dismissals (Sept 5, 2013)

–               http://blogs.wsj.com/riskandcompliance/2013/09/05/cambodia-garment-workers-protest-unfair-dismissals/

Cambodia Opposition March Over Disputed Vote (Dec 24, 2014)

–               http://blogs.wsj.com/searealtime/2013/12/24/cambodia-opposition-march-over-disputed-vote/?mod=WSJ_SEA_Blog&mod=WSJ_SEA_Blog

PM Warns Kem Sokha Bring Unfruitful Results (In Khmer Language)

–            http://vodhotnews.com/20629 (April 10, 2014)

PERSONAL RESUME

I was born and grew up in the province, 200km from Phnom Penh city. In the province there are not much news and information via television, radio and newspapers. I had never been able to access newspaper to read and the few media available didn’t have many data.

However, things changed when I moved to Phnom Penh, capital city of Cambodia, to pursue my studies. In 2011, went to Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), which is the biggest state-run university in Cambodia. I pursued two bachelor degrees (Media Management and English literature) and the courses were conducted in English. My life has changed since then. I was illiterate and ignorant about the media and now I became journalist. I am currently working for Voice of Democracy (VOD), which is one of the few radio stations in the country that dares criticize the Cambodian government and covers sensitive issues that officials would rather remain unreported. I am committed in journalism career in the future because it is my passion and I think it can help my country to improve the democracy and the society as a whole.

I have been working as editor at VOD since June 2012. I report most of the stories related to political issues. Only few journalists in Cambodia dare to write about these sensitive issues as it bring many risks and security threats. Moreover, I learn and discover new skills everyday related to information and politics. I know how to undertake political analysis.

Besides working at VOD, I am also a part time reporter for Wall Street Journal. I report about the stories related elections, demonstrations, garment sector and other issues which impact the world. I strongly believe that a master degree in political science will be perfect for me to improve reporting and analysis skills to go ahead in my political journalist career. I am really motivated to learn from a foreign institution as Europe political systems are so different from the one in Cambodia.

OTHER PERSONAL DETAILS AND REFERENCES

Nationality: Khmer

DOB: 08/01/1989

Status: Single

 

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