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Shayan Amin
Subeditor , Bangkok Post
Bangkok, Thailand
Media and communications professional with a background in economics and research. Interests include alleviating climate change and poverty. With a decade of experience in media, I am a wordsmith, narrator, public speaker, and producer for audio and video content. My education allows me to be proficient in statistical analysis and economic research, with an emphasis on environment and health.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Trade, Finance, Economics, Cooperation, Global
Professional Experience:
Subeditor, Business section, Bangkok Post Publication, Bangkok
September 2016 — Present
Polish copy, maintain style, juggle deadlines and tight spaces in a fast-paced media outlet. This covers analysis and reports as well as photography and newspaper layout. Tools used include content management platforms and Adobe InDesign. I also train new hires for the same role and supervise page design.

Technical editor (consultant), Bangkok
June 2019 — Present
Edit English-language contracts, draft engagement letters and provide communications support for ESL clients and counsel. Proofread legal documents and client communications materials.

Editor, Life section, The Phuket News, Kathu, Phuket
April 2016 — August 2016
Organised content, solicited contributors, covered events, and contributed photography, interviews and food reviews. This covers newspaper, website and social media management. Digital tools used were word processing software, Adobe InDesign, website analytics and basic HTML. I supervised up eight contributors.

Debate coach, Singapore International School Bangkok, Bangkok
August 2014 — August 2015
Taught public speaking, persuasion, philosophy and analysis to teenagers and
pre-teens. Students learned about current events and history in this context. No digital tools were used for this role. I had 9-11 students in each session.

Press release/article writer, Dev Blitz, Bangkok
April 2011 — January 2012
Scoured news agencies for updates on energy, environment, and industries to form in-depth reports aligned with trends. Only word processing software and news portals were necessary in this role.

English News Broadcaster,, Dhaka
March 2009 — August 2010
Condensed global headlines into concise scripts that were narrated by myself and the news team. Sound editing software and online portals to upload our broadcasts to mobile networks were used. I was in charge of hiring and training.
MSc. in Health Economics and Healthcare Management, Chulalongkorn
University, Bangkok (Aug 2018-July 2020)

[Graduate thesis: The health impacts of groundwater salinity among household members with different wealth indexes in coastal Bangladesh]

B.Econ in Business Economics, Assumption University of Thailand (Jan 2011-Dec 2014)
Affiliations and Achievements:
I am certified in Google Analytics and R programming.

This is a short documentary I filmed, produced and narrated:

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    Years of Experience:
    5-10 years
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