Shafin Khan – (708) 516-7342


University of Iowa

Bachelor of Liberal Arts – Journalism and Mass Communications

Bachelor of Science – Sports Management

Bilingual in English and Bengali

Graduation Date : May 2018


Star Publications – Sports Reporter                                               January 2020-August 2020 (Sauk Centre, Minnesota)

  • Beat reporter for high school varsity athletics in Sauk Centre
  • Report on daily gamers, take photos, develop weekly feature articles and manage social media accounts
  • Develop a weekly sports column

Waseca County News – Sports Editor (Waseca, Minnesota)                            March 2019-December 2019

  • Beat reporter for high school varsity athletics within Waseca County

Scout – Editorial and Video Production Intern                           May-August 2016 (Manhattan, NY)

  • Participated in morning editorial meetings to discuss sports pitches, long-term features, and current news to cover
  • Interview, reported and developed articles about on-going or controversial news within the world of sports
  • Produced highlight reels for top high school basketball and football recruits in the nation using Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro
  • Managed multiple social media accounts that put out current news/highlight clips to the publications readers

Student Accelerator Venture School Internship                                                 May 2015-July 2015 (IA)

  • Taught how to accelerate the business of startups through real world experimentation during 7-week program in Iowa City
  • Taught the process on how to create a Minimum Viable Product


KRUI 89.7 FM Radio Station                                                                        October 2015-December 2017 (IA)

  • Hosted a weekly NFL show as well as weekly college basketball/football shows through the year
  • Attend weekly meetings to discuss programming, recording shows and organize positions for upcoming broadcasts
  • Developed articles on different sporting events
  • Broadcasted color commentary and play-by-play for multiple Iowa basketball and football games

Daily Iowan News Reporter                                                                             August 2015-May 2016 (IA)

  • Reported on and developed feature articles on Sports and Metro news in the Iowa City area
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects and Audacity

Courage Hawks                                                                                                January-December 2015 (IA)

  • Help found the first registered student organization that raises funds for the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Organized and volunteered at fundraising events that donated over $50,000 to Holden Comprehensive Cancer

Phi Delta Theta Fraternity                                                                                     August 2014-Dec 2017 (IA)

  • Member of Philanthropy and Community Service committee(s)
  • Help put together fundraising events to support ALS that raised over $18,000