I have 3+ years experience in freelance and content writing; and less than a year's experience in journalism. My aim is to provide clear, factual, and creative content.
For freelance writing inquiries, email me at laxreen@gmail.com.

Experience

  • Administrative Consultant

    at National Union of Bank Employees

    July 2019 - September 2019

    Kuala Lumpur

    - Assisted NUBE’s General Secretary with email relations, preparing reports, and organising events. - Supported the media team by writing and editing statements and stories for newsletters and social media posts.

  • Journalist

    at Malay Mail

    March 2019 - April 2019

    Kuala Lumpur

    - Processed statements and provided news reportage on a daily basis. - Interviewed politicians, lawyers, experts, and other sources to write-up stories.

  • Evening Edition Intern

    at BFM 89.9

    August 2018 - December 2018

    Kuala Lumpur

    Provided assistance in editing, podcasting, and transcribing content on a daily basis.

  • Communications Intern

    at STRIVE International

    February 2018 - May 2018

    New York

    - Wrote success stories for STRIVE graduates. - Created PowerPoint presentations for community outreach and donor relation events. - Sent out mail to members and supporters. - Coordinated social media outreach via Hootsuite.

  • Development Intern

    at All Stars Project

    September 2017 - December 2017

    New York

    - Drafted emails and newsletters to engage donor relations. - Assisted in organizing data using cloud-based software i.e. SurveyMonkey. - Sent out mail to members and supporters. - Coordinated social media outreach via Hootsuite.

  • Policy Research Intern

    at Drug Policy Alliance

    September 2016 - December 2016

    New York

    - Corresponded with different government officials to help organize the community based event: “White Faces, Black Lives.” - Assisted the reparative justice team with research and media tracking. - Researched and wrote an essay "The History of The Drug War in America."

  • Freelance Writer

    at Food For Thought

    August 2015 - August 2016

    Kuala Lumpur

    Wrote a couple of thought pieces and contributed research, ideas, and opinions for this site.

Education

  • B.A., Liberal Arts and Sciences

    at Sarah Lawrence College

    2013 - 2017 (4 years) New York

  • IGCSE and A Levels

    at Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar

    2008 - 2012 (4 years) Negeri Sembilan

Services offered

  • Freelance Writer

    For freelance writing inquiries, email me at laxreen@gmail.com.

Languages

  • English Native

  • Malay Conversation