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Aja Dang

Host for @TheBuzzer at FOX Sports

Location
Los Angeles, California
Industry
Entertainment
Current
  1. FOX Sports,
  2. Maxim Magazine,
  3. The Personal Chef Approach
Previous
  1. Clevver Media,
  2. Eco-istas,
  3. University of Southern California
Education
  1. University of Southern California
Websites
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FOX Sports

FOX Sports

Host for @TheBuzzer

– Present

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Background

Summary

I'm a TV host, blogger and environmental advocate with a passion for content development and community management. I have a Masters in broadcast journalism and BA in marketing and have channeled those studies into a life of on-camera experiences and social media savviness.
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Specialties: On-camera hosting, content development, video editing, social media, digital marketing, creative development and editing.


ON-CAMERA HOST
Experienced in generating original content, video correspondent during major sporting and popular culture events, became the first person to host a live streaming show for Maxim Magazine, experienced in postproduction editing.


SOCIAL MEDIA/ONLINE MARKETING
Experienced with all major social media, blogging, and editing platforms. Proficiencies: Final Cut Pro and Photoshop for editing; Google Analytics and SEO.

Experience

Host for @TheBuzzer

FOX Sports
– Present (6 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

Host and correspondent for Fox Sports' online sports show @TheBuzzer

Maxim Magazine Host

Maxim Magazine
– Present (3 years 3 months)Los Angeles/New York

- Developed video content that aligned itself with the magazine’s and advertisers brands.
- Pioneered Maxim sports coverage and generated original content for distribution across media platforms.
- Became one of two on-camera correspondents to interview celebrities and produce video content for Maxim.com.
- Monitored postproduction processes to ensure accurate completion of details.
- Promoted video content and engaged audiences on social media platforms.

Social Media/Marketing Manager

The Personal Chef Approach
– Present (2 years)Los Angeles

- Develop a social media plan to cultivate an active, loyal social media community.
- Managed ongoing social media activities to promote brand awareness and community growth and engagement.
- Assisted in creating blog and Youtube content to fit the brand vision and mission statement.
- Adapted the brand’s social media voice to authentically engage audience.
- Scheduled social media and marketing posts using Hootesuite.

Clevver Movies Host and Writer

Clevver Media
(1 year)Hollywood, CA

Movie News, Trailers, Clips & Interviews

For More Clevver Videos Visit http://www.clevver.com/

www.youtube.com/clevvermovies
www.facebook.com/clevvermovies
www.twitter.com/clevvermovies

Co-Founder

Eco-istas
(1 year)Los Angeles

Eco-istas is a environmental lifestyle website for urban women who want to live a responsible life without giving up their current comforts and conveniences.

http://www.eco-istas.com
http://www.facebook.com/ecoistas
http://www.twitter.com/ecoistas
http://www.youtube.com/ecoistas

Graduate Student

University of Southern California
(1 year 10 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

Obtaining Masters in broadcast journalism at Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism at USC.

Reporter

KCET: 1st & Spring
(1 year)Los Angeles,

- Wrote articles relating to Los Angeles policy, specifically regarding environmental issues.
- Talked with sources in the environmental field to find new stories.
- Wrote one of the first long form investigative pieces on the pending plastic bag ban.
- Attended Los Angeles council meetings relating to environmental policies and developed relationships with counsel members and their aides.
- Aggregated news stories from different sources to be published on 1st & Spring.

Reporter/Columnist

Neon Tommy
(2 years)Greater Los Angeles Area

-Researched, pitched and wrote articles covering the entertainment beat including stories on Charlie Sheen and star-studded parties
-Wrote articles covering political news including the midterm elections
-Interviewed celebrities on the red carpet including events during Grammy and All-Star weekend.
-Produced and edited video segments about the Los Angeles area and red carpet events.
-Write a weekly column called Blacklisted, which features the most bizarre stories in popular culture

SKILLS:
Final Cut Pro
Photoshop
Audacity

Assistant Manager

Haute Bride Couture
(9 months)San Francisco Bay Area

-Directed and supervised in sales, inventory taking and reconciling cash receipts
-Instructed staff of three on how to successfully resolve difficult and complicated situations
-Updated and maintained various social media networks with promotions and events
-Developed the Haute Bride Training Handbook, which has been used by future employees

Television Host

Yeah Live
(7 months)

-Introduced and close shows using ad-libs
-Studied background information of bands in order to prepare for interviews
-Interviewed show guests about their music and future goals

Intern

Comcast SportsNet
(5 months)

-Transcribed interviews to be used in future Comcast Sports segments
-Supported Assistant Producers in interviewing San Francisco Giants athletes
-Assisted Producers in choosing sports highlights for SportsNet Central segments

Skills

  • Final Cut Pro
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Writing
  • Video
  • Entertainment
  • Stories
  • Sports
  • Facebook
  • Wordpress
  • Social Media
  • Video Editing
  • Audacity
  • Video Production
  • Movable Type
  • Social Networking
  • Broadcast
  • Photography
  • Microsoft Office
  • PowerPoint
  • Word
  • Multimedia
  • Excel
  • Interviewing
  • Mac
  • Production
  • Interviews
  • Publishing
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Film
  • Storytelling
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