Alya Hijazi




Chapman University’s “The Panther” Newspaper/Orange, CA

News Writer, JAN 2018-APRIL 2018

Interviewed sources as a reporter

Wrote news articles on events relevant to Chapman


Orange Coast Magazine/Irvine, CA

Editorial Intern, JAN 2018-PRESENT

Fact checked articles and contacted sources

Created pitches for future editorials


Leatherby Libraries/Orange, CA

Circulation Assistant, AUG 2017-PRESENT

Shelved material by the Library of Congress Classification System

Assisted students in locating material


New Horizon Elementary School/Irvine, CA

Volunteer, SEPT 2011 – JUNE 2017

Responsible for the upkeep of the library

Acted as a reference guide to students

Assisted students in the computer lab area


Ignis United: Online Lifestyle Magazine/Irvine, CA

Editor, SEPT 2014 – AUG 2016

Staff Writer for one year before promoted to Editor position

Uploaded weekly stories (news, entertainment, and opinions) to

Wrote and edited headlines, occasionally edited copy


Irvine High School Yearbook/Irvine, CA

Yearbook Staff, AUG 2016 -JUNE 2017

Writer for spreads (sports, Leadership, and Election), stepped in as photographer for sporting events

Wrote and edited headlines, cutlines, and photo captions



Conversational in Arabic and French

Ability to multitask and learn

Verbal and written communication skills



Chapman University/Orange, CA


English Journalism and Political Science double major