Lindsey Okubo


New York University, New York, New York

            Journalism Major & Religion Major

            BA Expected May 2015

            Dean's List

            3.8 GPA

Work Experience            

            Contrast Magazine, Honolulu, Hawaii

            Intern & Contributing Writer, March 2014-Present

            -Submitting blog content, feature article writing including photos

            for print

            Impressed Juice Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii

            Blogger, February 2014-Present

            -Writing and managing blog posts

            Off Track Planet, Brooklyn, New York

            Graphic Design Intern, November 2013-January 2014

            -Sourcing images for weekly online magazine articles, creating

            header images for online articles

            Hawaii Bride and Groom Travel + Honeymoon Magazine, Honolulu, Hawaii

            Senior Editor, June 2013-Present

            -Social media, blogging, feature writing, contacting companies for content, editing

            Cipher Magazine, Colorado Springs, Colorado

            Contributing Writer, August 2012-December 2012

            -Monthly feature story submissions to the school's alternative magazine 

            Town and Country Surf Designs, Honolulu, Hawaii

            Sales Associate, June 2012-August 2012

            -Sales and Consulting

            -Store Transfers


            -Customer Service

            Paina Café, Honolulu, Hawaii

            Crew Member, January 2011-May 2011

            -Food preparation


            -Clean-up and prep-work for all shifts

            Roxy, Honolulu, Hawaii

            Sales Associate, August 2010-January 2011

Skills, Awards, and Activities          

Skills: Strong editing, writing, research and interviewing skills, Mac and PC literate, all Microsoft Office programs, Adobe Photoshop, knowledge of blogging and social media, organizational skills, language training in French, iMovie, Adobe Lightroom


2013-2014-Dean's List- New York University, GPA of 3.7 or higher for the academic year

2013 Mt. Evans Scholar Award -University of Denver, GPA of 3.7 or higher for the academic year

2011-2012 Dean's List-Colorado State University, GPA of 3.7 or higher for the academic year

2011 Honors Graduate-Mid-Pacific Institute

2011 Team Player Award-HHSSA for the state soccer tournament, Mid-Pacific Institute


 Member-Agriculture Club & Earth Matters Club at NYU 2013

 Coach/Mentor-Volunteer coach through the Honolulu Bulls Soccer Club, 2011-2013

 Member-Cipher Magazine at Colorado College 2012

 Member- Hawaii Club at Colorado State University 2011-2012

 Member-Youth Speaks Hawaii 2011

 Member-Mid-Pacific Institute Varsity Soccer, 2007-2008, 2008, 2009, 2010-2011 Captain            

 Member-Honolulu Bulls Soccer Club, 1997-2010