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lailisml
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Selangor, Petaling Jaya
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Member since: Apr 19, 2019


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About Me

I'm Laili and I write for The Edge Weekly, specifically for two pullouts -- Personal Wealth and Enterprise. Previously, I was a general news reporter at the New Straits Times for about 5 years. I have also dabbled in research and consultancy, as well as tutoring. Don't hesitate to reach out for further details! Hope to be able to work with you soon. :)

Current Status

Employed

Language

Spoken

English
Indonesian
Malay

Written

English

Working Experience

9 Sep, 2013 - 11 Nov, 2017

Journalist

The New Straits Times, Kuala Lumpur

Company Type

Other

Position

Senior

Specification

Journalist / Editor/ Writing

Roles

Journalist

At the news desk, I carried out journalistic duties (on the ground or remote) which covered mainly general and breaking news. Also produced special reports for both NST and New Sunday Times and contributed to other desks such as the business, tech and travel desks. Prior to that, I spent about a year at the New Sunday Times (NST's Sunday edition), wrote features and analyses by going in-depth on current issues and other topics individually or collaboratively.

Reason of resign

Wanted to gain more skills and explore other types of journalism.

Education

Other

Major in B.A Communication and Media Management

Bachelor's Degree

Mass Communications

8 Aug, 2009 - 11 Nov, 2012

Skill Sets

Translation
Business & Marketing
Company Profile
Creative Writing
Travel Writing
Finance Writing
Technology Writing
Academic Writing & Research

Tools & Software

Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word

Additional Information

Owns Transportation

Yes

Owns Laptop

Yes

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