Suzan Odabasi<br />An Unconventional Resume<br />
Between Identities<br />I was born on June 10, 1985 in Kirchen, Germany.  My mother is German and my father is Turkish.  I...
Education<br />St. Norbert College<br />Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Media Studies <br />- GPA 3.58/4.0<br />– M...
Journalism<br />I have loved to read and write since grade school, and decided I wanted to be a journalist in 8th grade.<b...
Journalism Experience<br />I am interested in covering cultural topics and have written about the 2008 presidential campai...
Social Mediahttp://yeni-media.com<br />After graduating from college, I spent six months as an Associate Editor at SparkNE...
Social Media Experience- Arketype Inc: Part-time Strategist (2010)- AmeriLux Intl: Part-time Strategist (2010)- Turba Phot...
Service<br />LIFE doesn’t count for much unless you devote yourself to something bigger than YOU<br /><ul><li>Service trip...
Service Trip to San Francisco, CA for HIV/AIDS relief (March 2008)
Service Trip to New York City for HIV/AIDS and homelessness relief (Jan 2009)
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  1. 1. Suzan Odabasi<br />An Unconventional Resume<br />
  2. 2. Between Identities<br />I was born on June 10, 1985 in Kirchen, Germany. My mother is German and my father is Turkish. In 2006, I moved to Wisconsin, USA for college.<br />That’s why I like to say I live between three different cultures, which I believe has made me a critical thinker and a global citizen. <br />
  3. 3. Education<br />St. Norbert College<br />Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Media Studies <br />- GPA 3.58/4.0<br />– May 2009<br />Marquette University<br />Master’s Degree in Digital Communications, while serving as a Teaching Assistant<br />- May 2012<br />
  4. 4. Journalism<br />I have loved to read and write since grade school, and decided I wanted to be a journalist in 8th grade.<br />Over the years, I have learned more and more about the field and why I am so fascinated by it<br />
  5. 5. Journalism Experience<br />I am interested in covering cultural topics and have written about the 2008 presidential campaign, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and university administration.<br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Wirtschaftsblatt: Freelancing(2003-2008)<br />Radio Neandertal: Internship (Spring 2006)<br />St. Norbert Times: Features Editor (2007-2010)<br />St. Norbert Magazine: Intern (2008-2009)<br />LifeMeetsWork: Guest Blogger (Fall 2009)<br />
  6. 6. Social Mediahttp://yeni-media.com<br />After graduating from college, I spent six months as an Associate Editor at SparkNET Interactive, an internet article distributor, where I learned a lot about internet marketing<br />My time there gave me the idea to build my own digital strategy business, Yeni Media, which I did in January of 2010.<br />
  7. 7. Social Media Experience- Arketype Inc: Part-time Strategist (2010)- AmeriLux Intl: Part-time Strategist (2010)- Turba Photo: Consultant (Spring 2010)- Autumn Consulting: Resource: Fall 2010<br />
  8. 8. Service<br />LIFE doesn’t count for much unless you devote yourself to something bigger than YOU<br /><ul><li>Service trip to Biloxi, MS for Hurricane Relief (Jan 2007)
  9. 9. Service Trip to San Francisco, CA for HIV/AIDS relief (March 2008)
  10. 10. Service Trip to New York City for HIV/AIDS and homelessness relief (Jan 2009)
  11. 11. Regular volunteer work at DespensaEmergencia, an urban Milwaukee food pantry (since August 2010)</li></ul>I lead a service trip to NYC in January of 2009. We focused on HIV/AIDS and homelessness relief.<br />
  12. 12. Goals<br />Cherish and deepen my spirituality<br />Finish my documentary about being Turkish in Germany by May of 2012 and use it to fund raise for a homework facility for Turkish students in my hometown of Hilden, Germany<br />Become fluent in Turkish by the time I’m 30<br />Have a family and raise kids<br />Enjoy a dynamic work environment that uses my writing skills and passion for internet communication<br />Run more half-marathons, maybe a full one some day<br />
  13. 13. Contact Me!<br />Email: Suzan@yeni-media.com<br />Cell: 414 640 4711<br />http://suzanodabasi.weebly.com<br />http://yeni-media.com<br />@suzanodabasi<br />

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