I have experience editing short and long projects, though more of my experience is in editing for news and YouTube. I have intermediate knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite.
I’m also a trained reporter, news anchor, and host: whether it’s a New Year’s special, a news package, or an event, I’m capable of working with a script, or thinking on my feet.
I worked as a video journalist for CityNews from 2021 to 2022. I edited an overwhelming majority of my pieces, often within the span of five or six hours—and all while putting out calls for interviews requests, writing news scripts, and even filing for radio.
News editing requires an ability to be flexible and adaptable, and this is a skill I was able to improve upon during my year in front of and behind the camera for Rogers Sports & Media.
News 1130, CityNews Vancouver merger
I had the privilege of being able to cover the ‘merger’ of CityNews Vancouver and NEWS 1130.
EXCLUSIVE: security breach at Vancouver International Airport
They were told to go through the wrong gate—and then they skipped customs. This report about passengers on a flight from Vancouver to LA aired on CityNews on Dec. 1, 2021. It received regional and national airtime.
Helping seniors during heat waves
(5) Vancouver’s Park Board beginning process to protect seniors during heat wave – YouTube
What should a heat-safe strategy include? I spoke with one Vancouver Park Board member, as well as with BC’s Seniors’ Advocate.
Year in Review: City News Vancouver
I had the honour of co-hosting a pre-countdown show that covered off the top stories of 2020. Long time friend and mentor Terry Schintz and I walked through the highlights of the year, which included responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, American politics, and local feel-good stories out of Vancouver.
(1) CityNews 1130 Vancouver (Inactive) on Twitter: “WATCH: NEWS 1130’s @TerrySchintz and @riarenouf recap some of the lighter stories that made headlines in 2020. https://t.co/fRPQ3JKItH https://t.co/yl7USBFfif” / Twitter
BC SPCA: Pet-Friendly Housing (2018)
I shot and edited this video for the BC SPCA, a not-for-profit organization. You can read the corresponding article by clicking here.
BCIT Story of the Day: Illegal Garbage Dumping, April 29, 2014
On this edition of BCIT Magazine, I covered a story about illegal dumping at Kensington Square. I spoke with both the groundskeeper and one City of Burnaby Councillor to see if anything could be done.