Resume/CV

PERSONAL PARTICULARS
Name : Zan Azlee
E-mail : zanazlee@gmail.com
Gender : Male
Nationality : Malaysian

Multimedia (Video,Photo & Text) Journalist / Correspondent
CNN International (May 2016 – Current) – Contributing Journalist
AsianCorrespondent.Com (October 2016 – Current) – Columnist and Contributing Journalist
Malaysiakini.Com (August 2016 – Current) – Columnist
Astro AWANI (Sept 2011) – Afghanistan Correspondent
GlobalPost (US-based News Agency) (2011 – Current) – Malaysia Correspondent
VJM (Dutch News Agency) (2010 – Current) – Malaysia Correspondent
Dutch VPRO TV (2009 – Current) – Malaysia Correspondent
The Malaysian Insider (2009 – Current) – Multimedia Journalist & Columnist
Al Jazeera International (2008 – Current) – Malaysia Correspondent

Documentary / Reality TV
AXN/Imagine Group (2011) – Producer of ‘The Challenger: Muaythai’ (Season 1)
ntv7/Fat Bidin Media (2010) – Director/Producer of documentary ‘Kampung Baru Alaf Baru’
Astro/FM Production (2010) – Director of documentary ‘Suatu Ketika… Siapa Sybil?’
(‘Best Cinematography’ & ‘Best Musical Score’ 2010 Malaysian Documentary Awards)
DIVA/Imagine Group (2009 & 2010) – Producer of ‘The Biggest Loser Asia’ (Season 1 & 2)
ntv7/Fat Bidin Media (2007/2008) – Director/Producer of documentary ‘I’m Muslim Too!’
ntv7/Fat Bidin Media (2007/2008) – Director/Producer of documentary ‘Pandang ke Timur’
Astro/Red Comm (2005) – Director of documentary ‘Profil Seni – Dollah Baju Merah’
(‘Best Documentary’ 2006 Anugerah Seri Angkasa & Festival Filem Malaysia 2006)

Writer / Author / Journalist
AsianCorrespondent.Com (October 2016 – Current) – Columnist
Malaysiakini.Com (August 2016 – Current) – Columnist
MPH (2016) – Author of non-fiction book ‘JOURNO-DAD! The chronicles of a journalist who just happens to be a dad’
MPH (2015) – Author of ‘Guide to Indie Filmmaking’
MPH (2014) – Author of non-fiction graphic novel ‘Adventures of a KL-ite in Afghanistan’
Esquire magazine (2011) – Freelance journalist & writer
ZI Publications (2011) – Author of non-fiction book ‘Operation Nasi Kerabu: Finding Patani in an Islamic Insurgency’
The Malaysian Insider (2009 – Current) – Columnist
Weber Shandwick Malaysia (2005 – 2009) – Panel writer & translator
Good Basic Media (2006) – Author of non-fiction book ‘Best Way To – A guide to effective Internet Use’
One World Solutions (2005 – 2008) – Freelance journalist & writer for Surf magazine
The Sun (2007 – Current) – Freelance journalist & writer
Knowledge Media Sdn Bhd (2005 – 2006) – Editor of MXM and ComputerActiv magazines
Optima Innovations Sdn Bhd (2004) – Translation (Eng to BM) of Gerbang Perdana website
MAVCAP Bhd (2004) – Translation (Eng to BM) of Cradle website
Computimes (New Straits Times Press) (2003-2005) – Columnist
MIMOS Bhd (2003 – 2005) – Panel writer

Speaking Engagements / Lecturing / Workshops
Upper Iowa University (August 2016 – Current) – Lecturing undergraduate students (adjunct)
KDU Uni-College (January 2016 – Current) – Lecturing undergraduate students (adjunct)
Inti University College (July 2015 – Current) – Lecturing undergraduate students (adjunct)
ASWARA (Sept 2013 – Current) – Lecturing undergraduate students (adjunct)
World Islamic Economic Forum, Singapore (Feb 2011) – Education in propagating the arts
University of California, Berkeley (Apr 2010) – Making documentaries in Malaysia
Selayang Community College (Feb 2010) – Documentary filmmaking workshop
DaHuang Filmmaking Workshop (Mar 2009) – Making documentary films & solo-journalism
Mac (Apple) Carnival/Workshops (Mar 2009) – Solo-journalism
International Conference on Youth Research (UKM) (Dec 2008) – Solo-journalism
Prince Songkhla University, Thailand (Dec 2008) – Malaysia and the media
UiTM, Shah Alam (July 2008) – Producing documentaries
DiGi Apostrophe Workshop (Mar/Apr 2008) – Making documentary films
New Era College, Kajang (Oct 2005) – Short films in Malaysia
UCSI University (2010 – 2012) – Lecturing undergraduate students (Adjunct)
Limkokwing University (2010 – 2011) – Lecturing undergraduate students (Adjunct)
HELP University (2004 – 2010) – Lecturing undergraduate students (Adjunct)

Fulltime Employment
Astro AWANI (May 2012 – May 2016) – Senior Editor, News Features (Previously Senior Editor for Digital Media and Editor for Magazine Desk)
Fat Bidin Media (Jan 2004 – Current) – Company Director/Owner
Limkokwing University (Feb – Aug 2010) – Lecturer
HELP University (2004 – 2009) – lecturer
Inventure Quest Sdn Bhd (Cyberjaya.TV) (Sept – Nov 2003) – Executive Producer
ntv7 (2002 – 2003) – Broadcast Journalist/Assistant Producer
IT Publications (NSTP) (Aug – Sept 2002) – Editorial Executive
Discovery Channel Europe, London (Apr 2002) – Intern
CNBC Europe, London (Mar 2002) – Intern
The Sun (2000 – 2001) – Journalist

Academic Background
Berlinale Film Talent Campus, Berlin, Germany (Feb 2006)
Staffordshire University, United Kingdom – MA in Broadcast Journalism (2001 – 2002)
UiTM, Shah Alam – Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) (1998-2000)
MARA Comm. College – Assoc. Degree in Computer Information System (1996 – 1997)
Sekolah Tuanku Abdul Rahman (STAR), Ipoh – SPM Examinations (1994 – 1995)

Language Profiency 1=worst, 10=best)
English: Spoken (10), Written (10)
Bahasa Malaysia : Spoken (10), Written (10)
Cantonese : Spoken (6), Written (0)

REFERENCES
Available upon request.

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19 responses to “Resume/CV

  1. waaa… tabik la bro… aku ingat budak mass comm masa ko undergraduate rupanya accountancy. hebat la, actually aku grad mass comm broadcasting itm tahun 98. tapi aku dah tak buat line broadcasting…. respek hasil keje ko n kadang-kadang tengok impian illyana, not bad… so… teruskan hidup kreatif anda!

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    • budak star ehhhh… am donkey years earlier… and is about to study soon. did not finish until the end at STAR though. fiver 1989. this year our batch host STAROBA but myself still building up Sarawak Update from scratch la…

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  2. hello zan,

    superb CV. Another Ahmad Idham on the go..

    (i was the one whom we met at Lake view [of the first badge Mass Comm student to be ‘thrashed’ to Malacca, from Induk campus, with Pok Ku] during BUM 2007..)

    so g luck in your career…

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  3. zan azlee mai lah RANtAi – Art Event ari nih jumat ada screening..fahmi reza ada join sama meh aaaaaa…..

    13 December 2007 | 10:33a.m

    nak add face book lah…

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  4. Hi,

    Found your site while I’m searching for jobs in films industry. I currently working in a broadcast company, but i’m actually interested into films. I’m a degree in IT graduate from Sunway College but my passion is in films.

    My ambition is to be a director. Is there any career/job opportunities or apprenticeship under you?

    Thanks.

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  5. Assalamualaikum..
    Keep your good work mate..
    Tak sangka kawan aku kat star & penolong ketua kelas aku masa kat sekolah agama kat larkin,JB ni will be another great journalist..
    You did a tremendous job,bro..not many malaysians made their move like this..
    wish u all of the best.

    Yazid Aziz
    (STARIAN F5 1995)

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  6. assalamualaikum..
    at last,jumpa gak member-member masa star ari tu..
    tau ko biasa keluar NTV7 tp sekarang baru dapat contact..he3..kalo ko ingatla..budak sebelah ko untuk 2 tahun..form 4&5..

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