Travel Blogger. Published Journalist. On-Screen Host.

JackiUeng@hotmail.com – Los Angeles, California, USA


OBJECTIVE
To collaborate with Production Companies, Cable Networks to Produce/Direct a Travel Show or Documentary. To feature my Travel Stories in Print. To Inspire Young Individuals to Travel the World.

EDUCATION
Certified Yoga Instructor – 200 Hour Certification
June 2011Yoga Works Teacher Training – Center For Yoga (CFY), Larchmont, CA

Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology, Minor in Philosophy
June 2006University of California, Riverside


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Travel Writer/Founder of Bohemian Vagabond Travel Blog
BohemianVagabond.com, Los Angeles, CA

Freelance Published Travel Journalist and Blogger. All published work & blogposts showcased on BohemianVagabond.com. Dozens of published articles on various magazines and popular online blogs. Attend regular press trips around the world to promote tourism.

Partnerships with Country Tourism Boards:
• North America Jordan Tourism Board
• Israel Ministry of Tourism
• Loreto, Mexico
• Samaná, Dominican Republic
• Conejo Valley
• Catalina Island
• The Gambia Tourism Board

Partnerships with Hotel Brands:
• Bahia Principe Hotel Resorts (Dominican Republic)
• Hotel D’Angleterre (Copenhagen, Denmark)
• Kempinski Hotel (Jordan)

Partnerships with Airlines/Brands:
• KLM
• Heineken


Contributor
Bask Magazine, Newport Beach, CA

    • Contributor to the “BaskCause” section (Charity Column)
    • Interview Charity CEOs, and write articles on their Altruistic work on a Global scale
    • Provide 500-1000 words that publish Quarterly to this Publication that is mailed out to thousands of Businesses and high-end houses throughout Orange County

Aug. 2006 – Present

VP Business Development “Title Rep”
Ticor Title Company (FNF), West LA, CA

    • Outside sales representative for Real Estate, Mortgage, Bank, and Escrow Companies
    • Sales Territory: Beverly Hills, West LA. Specializing in Title Insurance for Commercial & Residential Real Estate Sales/Refinance Transactions
    • Acquisition of new accounts along with management of current accounts and clients
    • Partner with Real Estate Brokers, CPAs & Attorneys (Real Estate, Trust, Probate, Divorce) to establish joint venture partnerships, set up ancillary services and expand client business through Business Development strategies
    • Host sales and training presentations weekly at Real Estate meetings on various hot topics
    • Ranked consistently as a top producer in the LA County operation out of 25 sales representative
    • Insured over a Billions of $ in Real Estate Sales

Sep. 2004 – Sep. 2005Correspondent
NBC Tonight Show, Burbank, CA

    • Brainstormed ideas for potential skits and projects with directors
    • Participation in television segment with comedian Harland Williams “Harland Visits a Chinese Family” which aired in January 2005

SKILLS/LEADERSHIP/NON-PROFIT
Bilingual: English, Mandarin

    • Chapter Leader for Room to Read LA Chapter
    • Acumen Impact Circle Member
    • Big Brother Big Sister of a 3rd grader in South Los Angeles
    • AREAA (Asian Real Estate Association of America) National Media Reporter, Travel Contributor in the Quarterly Published Magazines.
    • Gamma Phi Beta Sorority – Webmaster/Public Relations Committee
    • UCR Cheerleader 2005
    • “Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music” Level 5 Piano

TV HOST TRAINING CLASSES

  • UCLA Extension: Fundamentals of Reporting, Travel Writing, Documentary Filmmaking Workshop
  • Marki Costello’s TV Hosting Boot Camp & Classes (Cmeg.com)
  • Santa Monica City College: Public Speaking

ON SCREEN CREDITS

  • AREAA Convention Reporter
  • “Credit DVD” Reporter
  • ‘Chinese Ghost Bride’ – “Numb3rs”, CBS
  • “I’m Alive”, Animal Planet
  • “Harland Visits a Chinese Family”, NBC Tonight Show