Hoi Mun Yee


Drake University, Des Moines, IA

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communications in News

  • CGPA 3.91/4.00
  • President’s List (Fall 2015)
  • Dean’s List (Spring 2016)
  • Dean’s List (Fall 2016)
  • Estimated Graduation date: May 2018

Professional Experience

Kosovo 2.0, Prishtina, Republic of Kosovo

Writing Intern, June 2017- August 2017

  • Covered humanitarian stories for independent media organization in the youngest nation of Europe.
  • Spent one week at DokuFest 2017, an annual documentary and short film festival covering events and screenings as part of company’s team for exclusive coverage.
  • Discovered and wrote about hidden art and youth culture scenes of Prishtina.

Drake Magazine, Drake University, Des Moines, IA

Staff Writer, Fall 2015 issue

  • Identified, contacted and interviewed professional video game player outside campus to cover story on professional gaming.
  • Met intermittent and final deadlines in time for story to be edited.
  • Worked closely with an editor, followed instructions and provided own ideas for story.

The Times-Delphic, Drake University, Des Moines, IA

Contributing Writer, Fall 2015- Present

  • Covered opinion pieces on various subject matters.
  • Covered news and feature stories around campus including the Adult Literacy Center and Drake Executive Education Center programs.
  • Refined writing skills through experience and editing.
  • Conversation skills learned through discussions with editors and brainstorming sessions.

Serbia, Bosnia, Kosovo; Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans, SIT Study Abroad, Belgrade, Serbia

Participant, Spring 2017

  • Participating in extensive seminars regarding the breaking-up of Yugoslavia.
  • Completed feature story that was published in regional news site Balkan Insight on the injustice faced by the Roma People of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
  • Conducting empirical research on post-war life in two former Yugoslav states and the contested region of Kosovo.
  • Conducting journalistic work with help from English language news agencies in the Balkans for feature story.
  • Participating in homestay with Serbian family.


Leadership, Awards and Other Positions

  • Program coordinator for American Festival 2015 in Taylor’s University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Captain of high school (SMK Taman Connaught) soccer team.
  • Scriptwriter for Drake University’s International Students Association event; International Night 2017

Technology Skills

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Audition
  • HTML and CS

Language Skills

  • Proficient in English, Mandarin and Cantonese
  • Conversational in Malay
  • Basic communication skills in Serbo-Croatian

Notable Works (page 55)


PDF Version

Hoi Mun Yee Resume