Jessica Dowse

A Video Journalist based in Beijing

Education & Qualifications

2010 (Oct) – 2011 (Sep) University College Falmouth

MA International Journalism

2005 (Oct) – 2008 (Jun) The University Of Leicester

BA (Hons) English (2:1)

1998 (Sep) – 2005 (Jun) Longcroft School and Performing Arts College 

A-Level: Art (A), History (A), English (B).

As-Level: Law (B)

GCSE: 3 A, 4 B, 2 C

Employment and Work Experience

2012 (Feb- Current) China Radio International

Video Journalist and Presenter

Self-produce two shows:

– Off The Beaten Track

– The Ironic Chef


2011 (June- Aug) MA Project

Produced a documentary in America

2011 (July) BBC World Service (World Update)

Three- week placement

2011 (Dec- April) Video for Surfgirl Magazine

Created a five minute surf video for webpage and launch party.

2010 (June- Aug) A.C.L.E (Italy)

English Tutor

2010 (May) The Hull Daily Mail


2009- 2010 (Mar-Mar) Interac (Iwate, Japan)

Assistant Language Teacher

2008-2009 (Dec- Feb) Mark Warner (The Three Valleys, France)

Camp counsellor and swimming instructor

2005 (Oct) – 2006 (Jun) The Ripple

Student news reporter

2005 (Oct) The Grimsby Telegraph

Shadowing a reporter


Can produce for radio, TV, print and online.
Confident in Avid, Audition, Photoshop, Robert, Premiere Pro, FCP, After Effects, Dave and Brian.


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