Biography

BIOGRAPHY

PRESENT

Sean Holden is an aspiring Broadcaster and Video Journalist, and is currently gaining expertise at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).

At BCIT's Broadcast Journalism and Online Media Program, Sean has been learning the standards in which the industry operates under. Sean is an articulate student reporter adept in all aspects of researching, writing and producing engaging news stories.

Sean understands a broad range of news beats and with both editorial and production processes. An ability to stay updated and strongly involved in community and the workplace. Sean was awarded the 2014 89.5 The Drive Broadcast Journalism Scholarship as well as several other top visual awards. He is continuously working on stories to bring to his academic career and to the public. Sean Holden lives in Metro Vancouver, B.C.

LIFE

Sean Holden was born in 1996 in Vancouver, and he grew up in delta. During this time he would learn to love building creative stories. He began to produce his own stories through writing and eventually using video. Later, he would move to Chilliwack in the Fraser Valley and begin a proficient academic career. Here he developed an interest in politics, film and design. It was during this time that he formed a crucial moment in realizing his desire to become a reporter, and using his developed skills, he would use them to try and bring issues to others. Sean attended the University of the Fraser Valley with a focus in Political Science then travelled for three months. Upon returning, Sean began his own business in carpentry until he began attending British Columbia Institute of Technology.

INTERESTS

Sean has a primary interest in telling stories that people enjoy and care about. Stories are the nexus in making impactful communication between others. Furthermore, Sean has a knowledge and appreciation for Politics, Canadian law and world affairs. It's for this reason he wishes to combine all these talents into becoming a skilled and adaptable Video Journalist, with a focus on social issues, breaking news and foreign correspondence.

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