CV

ASFA AFTAB
asfaaftabwrites@gmail.com

PERSONAL STATEMENT
A Broadcast Journalism graduate with 6 years of experience in multi-platform broadcasting. A very dedicated and highly motivated individual. By working as a Radio Presenter, working alongside a team of professionals to host daily shows has allowed me to broaden my set of skills. My shows were listened to by thousands and consisted of a range of subject matters. Currently seeking a career as an Office Assistant and also open to consider other areas of work which enable me to access the field of Journalism. Professional media portfolio is available on request.

KEY SKILLS

  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Co-operative and reliable team member
  • Confident at using MS Office, Internet, Social Media and Email
  • Able to edit on software’s; Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro and Audacity
  • A good representative in terms of attitude and appearance
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Producing professional advertising materials (Portfolio is available.)
  • Able to confidently speak to a wide range of people; interview public figures, company owners, educators, charity fundraisers
  • Produce news bulletins for Radio and TV
  • Confident in using media equipment: camera’s, voice recorders, smart phones
  • Team management: an ability to develop good relationships with people from all background

EMPLOYMENT
Bradford Asian Radio

Programme Manager and Presenter

  • Manage presenters, organising show rotas and holiday leaves
  • Arrange staff meetings and supervising a team of 10+
  • Responsibility of training new presenters
  • First point of contact for visitors
  • Present regular drive-time shows: which consist of having a bubbly, chatty personality
  • In charge of news reporting: received an award for Best News Reporter (2017)
  • Arrange interviews with local talent: singers, poets
  • Alert audience on traffic and travel, weather and news headlines of the day
  • Strong media presence: produce banners/posters for events and upload
  • Reply to emails on a daily and answer calls
  • In charge of setting up interviews and uploading to social media

Sunrise Radio
Radio Presenter and News Reporter

  • Office duties dealing with emails and phone calls
  • News reporting: recording and editing breaking news stories on a daily basis
  • Update website- post blogs on news stories and upload to social media page
  • Event managing
  • Produce weather packages
  • Carry out interviews for health packages: Eating Disorders, Bowel Cancer, the 2017 Westminster Attack and International Women’s Day
  • Presented daily shows – covering all types: breakfast, remix, drive-time, day-time and weekend shows
  • Using initiative when it comes to entertaining; playing games with the audience, holding competitions, engaging with listeners, including special segments e.g. religious and festivals
  • Creative thinking – I had a special segment, playing “Guess the Song” with the audience: the 30 second popular Bollywood song would be reversed
  • Interviewing candidates who apply to work in the company

QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATES
University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, HD1 3DH
Broadcast Journalism (BA Hons) (2013-2016)

Craven College, Aireville Campus, Gargrave Rd, Skipton, BD23 1US
Pathway to Journalism (BTEC Level 3) (2011-2013)

Beckfoot School, Wagon Lane, Bradford, BD16 1EE

  • GCSE’s – English (C), Science (C), ICT (C), D&T (C), Maths (E) (2006-2011)
  • BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Media (Merit) (2006-2011)

HOBBIES
Travelling • Blog Writing • Reading books • Photography

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