Lauren Hogan
Growing up the daughter of two military parents, Lauren has traveled extensively, landing in China right after college where she eventually landed the roles of web editor and head editor for Urban Eyes at That’s Shanghai, the first life and style magazine in Shanghai. A background in broadcast journalism and photography, she is seeking new opportunities to explore the world through these mediums.

Career-Related Experience

Web Editor and Urban Eyes Editor, That’s Shanghai
Web Editor and Urban Eyes Chief Editor  (Sep 2011-May 2014)
Shanghai, China

  • Writes copy for Urban Eyes, along with sports and fitness columns,                         
  • travel articles and food and drink reviews for That’s Shanghai
  • Social media guru and web editor for the company
  • Photographs stories for articles and the web
  • Networking with top professionals based in Shanghai

WFTV-ABC-Channel 9
Broadcast Journalism- Intern
Orlando, FL (Spring 2010)

• Broadcast Journalism- Intern
• Assisted reporters, edited packages, wrote scripts, worked on investigative pieces

Smithsonian Magazine Online
Web Intern
Washington, D.C. (Summer 2009)

• Produced/Edited 6 videos for
• Blogged articles for
• Promoted social networking and tripled web traffic though Facebook and Twitter

WKMG-Local 6
Broadcast Journalism- Intern
Orlando, FL (Spring 2009)

• Wrote scripts, edited videos, coordinated and conducted interviews.
• Assisted reporters, editors, production, web-desk, producers, & assignment desk.

St. Augustine Record
Print Journalism- Intern
St. Augustine, FL (Summer 2008)

• Published over 38 articles
• Wrote feature stories, hard news, obituaries, events page and back-to-school issue.

Production-Related Experience
• Experience with both linear and non-linear editing
• Skilled in Final Cut Pro, Avid, EZ News, iMovie ‘09, iWeb ‘09, Garage Band, Adobe Photoshop
• Trained as a ‘one-man-band’ using both professional and prosumer cameras
• Experience in lighting sets/interviews
• Trained as a still photographer using personal SLR camera

School-Related Experience
• Produced, reported and anchored school news program Knightly News
• Still-photographs featured in the College Intern Program brochure and website
• Filmed and Produced ‘Day in the Life of a Congressperson’ for Capital News Connection
• Filmed and Produced ‘Day in the Life of a Smithsonian Magazine Intern’ for SIWJ Program
• Secretary and member of Radio Television News Directors Association
• Member of National Broadcasting Society
• Public Relations Representative for Golden Key International Honor Society
• Staff writer for the college newspaper- Sweet Briar Voice

• University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL)
• Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism; Minor: Photography (May 2010)
• Cumulative GPA 3.7
• George Washington University- Semester in Washington Journalism Program (2009)
• Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA (GPA 4.0) (Fall 06-Spring 07)
• St. Johns River Community College, St. Augustine, FL (GPA 4.0) Dual Enrollment

Web/Urban Eyes Editor at That’s Shanghai, Shanghai, China – September 2011 – present

• Aston A+ English, Wenzhou, China November 2010-August 2011
• The Cheesecake Factory January 2010-September 2010
• Walt Disney World Resort June 2008-August 2010


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