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Resume | Huiqi Xu

CURRENT POSITION

 

Infographic Designer 
Missouri Business Alert, Columbia, Missouri
(Sep. 2017 - Present)

• Conducted data research for investigative business stories on the business news website based in Missouri
• Created two or more information graphics for each story based on data cleaning and data analysis

Student Staff 
Investigative Reporters and Editors - Data Library, Columbia, Missouri
(Sep. 2017 - Present)

• Cleaned, organized and analyzed database with Python, SQL and Excel for media organizations
•Ensured the validity and reliability of previous data analysis

 

 

Producing

General News Intern 
CGTN-America, Washington D.C. 
(May - Aug. 2017)
CGTN America is the U.S. production and broadcast arm of China Global Television Network. The D.C. broadcast center services all Chinese language channels with U.S. news coverage. General News department produces six news programs every day, reaching more than 85 million homes across more than 100 countries and territories.
• Produced three packages per week including writing scripts and editing videos for international stories, which served a worldwide audience at the English-language news operation run by China's largest broadcaster
• Coordinated the work of different teams (anchors, foreign correspondents, producers etc.) on ENPS
•  Produced daily news segment "Digital Hub" exploring trending topics on China’s social media, including videos and graphics

 

 

Reporting

Multimedia Reporter
Missourian, Columbia, Missouri
(Aug. - Dec. 2016)
• Enterprised two story ideas weekly and produced one local story per week with DSLR cameras, Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro X
Projects:
-  “The Hero 5K Run” video for Missourian Minute
-  “Why I Voted” photo project on 2016 Election Day

Reporter
KBIA 91.3FM, NPR affiliate, Columbia, Missouri
(Aug. - Dec. 2016)
• Enterprised two story ideas weekly covering topics from politics to community issues in Columbia, Missouri. 
• Produced multimedia story package each week including broadcast scripts, web stories with audios, photos and text
Projects:
- Talking Politics : Missouri Campaign Finance Reform Raises Concerns 

Contributing Writer
South China Morning Post, Hong Kong
(Aug. 2013 - May 2014)
South China Morning Post is a newspaper in Hong Kong.
• Wrote five English column articles for Young Post of college students’ lives in mainland China for Hong Kong youths and English-speaking readers.

Visuals

UI/UX Designer 
Thompson Tracker, Columbia, Missouri
(Mar. 2017 - Present)
Thompson Tracker is an autism tracking app for Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders at University of Missouri. 
• Designed logo and interfaces with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch for this autism tracking app sponsored by Thompson Center for Autism at University of Missouri
• Built interactive prototypes with Sketch and InVision
• Worked closely with developers, conducted field testing and comparative analysis

Infographic Designer 
Missourian, Columbia, Missouri
(Jan. - May 2017)
• Designed two or more infographics for daily stories with Adobe Suite, Tableau and other data visualization tools based on data research and analysis for daily stories in both print and digital versions.

Videographer 
Access Arts, Columbia, Missouri
(Aug. - Nov. 2016 )
• Produced eight CelebrArty videos (interview, recording and editing) of the fund-raising event for the non-profit art education organization.

Graphic Designer
YMCA-Guangzhou, Guangzhou, China
(Oct. - Nov. 2015)
• Branding and visual identification design for V-30 Community Youth Leadership Project

 

 

Research

Research Assistant 
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
(Jan. - Jun. 2017)
The project was to evaluate the Chinese Instruction Program in Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri.
• Scheduled, assisted the principal investigator with, and independently conduct, face-to-face interviews with middle school and high school teachers.
Helped the principal investigator with survey data, data entry and management.

 

 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Founder & Director
Stand Studio, Jiangmen, China
(Jun. 2013 - Dec. 2015)
• Started the local magazine Kong Moon Day and published five issues in Jiangmen, China
• As the director, I managed and allocated design orders to staff
• Conducted graphics and product design for individuals and companies

VOLUNTEER

Core Volunteer
Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation, Guangzhou, China
(November 2014)

• Translated, wrote and edited press release of the event
• Set up conferences during the event for officials from different countries around the world

 

 

EDUCATION

  • University of Missouri - Computer-Assisted Reporting
    Expected Graduation December 2018
    Master of Arts
  • University of Missouri - Data Journalism
    Bachelor of Journalism
  • International Journalism
    September 2012 - May 2016
    Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (China)
    Bachelor of Arts

LANGUAGE

  • English - Professional
  • Chinese (Mandarin) - Native
  • Chinese (Cantonese) - Native

SKILLS

  • Design 
    Adobe Creative Suite , Sketch, InVision
  • Web
    HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Data Analysis
    SQL, Python, OpenRefine, Microsoft Excel, SPSS
  • Data Visualization
    Tableau, QGIS, Fusion Tables, CartoDB
  • Multimedia
    DSLR Cameras, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro X