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Hwee Hwee Tan

Hwee Hwee Tan

Feature Writer

Award-winning writer for the New York Times & the BBC.

As an award-winning writer whose work has been published internationally, Hwee Hwee Tan has written articles for TIME, Straits Times, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Tech In Asia, PropertyGuru and the BBC. She has a wide range of copywriting experience including writing articles, website copy, advertorials, newsletters, case studies, blogs, press releases, speeches, eDMs, books and brochures. She has worked as a reporter for Adweek in New York and also as a lifestyle journalist for the Business Times and TODAY. Hwee Hwee's work has won numerous awards from the BBC, the New York Times Foundation, the National Arts Council, and the Singapore Literature Prize.

Writing
Advertorials
Brochures
Media Relations
Article Writing
Case Studies
Copyediting
Copywriting
Lifestyle Content
Newsletters
Press Releases
Speech Writing
Book Writing
Editing
Feature Writing
Non-Fiction Writing
Proofreading
Magazine Content
Publishing
Fiction Writing
Hwee Hwee Tan

Hwee Hwee Tan

Award-winning writer for the New York Times & the BBC.

Feature Writer

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Employment Highlights

Writer & Editor

Independent

April 2014 - Present (7 years 5 months)

Content Manager

Flame Communications Pte Ltd

August 2013 - March 2014 (7 months)

Assistant Vice President

DBS Bank

January 2004 - December 2006 (2 years 11 months)

Writer

Business Times (Singapore Press Holdings)

January 2001 - January 2002 (1 year)

Education Highlights

Masters in Fine Arts, Creative Writing

New York University

January 1997 - December 2000 (3 years 11 months)

Master's Degree, English Literature

University of Oxford

September 1995 - June 1997 (1 year 9 months)

Portfolio

Case Study for Stratasys 3D printers

Profile of Eirliani - Advocate for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse

SingTel Brochure on Mobile Phone Plans

How to Successfully Migrate Your Business to the Cloud

Case Study for Stratasys 3D Printers

Sony Photo Book

Case Study for Stratasys 3D printers

Profile of Eirliani - Advocate for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse

SingTel Brochure on Mobile Phone Plans

How to Successfully Migrate Your Business to the Cloud

Case Study for Stratasys 3D Printers

Sony Photo Book

Resume

Writer & Editor

Independent

April 2014 - Present (7 years 5 months)

  • Provided copywriting for clients from various industries, including food (One Rochester Group), health (SingHealth, Agency for Integrated Care, St Luke's Hospital), technology (SingTel, Twitter, Starhub, Cisco, Stratasys), insurance (Great Eastern, Manulife, AIA), hotels (Shangri-La, Pontaic Land Group, Millenium Hotels, Resorts World Sentosa), universities (National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University), government (Singapore Tourism Board, Ministry of Manpower, SingHealth, Ministry of Finance, Jurong Town Corporation), non-profit (National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre), arts (Nikei Fine Art, Sundaram Tagore Gallery), property (Property Bank), and finance (DBS, OCBC).
  • Wrote articles for TIME, Straits Times, Business Times, Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE, South China Morning Post, BBC, TODAY, Her World, Knowledge Enterprise (National University of Singapore), Passport (Singapore Tourism Board), Buzz (DBS), Adweek’s Marketing Technology, PRWeek, Challenge (Prime Minister’s Office), Salt (National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre), Insight (Singapore Management University), and Prestige and Contact (Ministry of Education).
  • Edited the book “r-Entrepreneurship” (Write Editions) by Joseph Ong, owner of the food and beverage entity, the One Rochester Group.
  • Wrote a non-fiction book, “Pioneer Panaroma” (PAP Community Foundation), which celebrates the lives of people in the Pioneer constituency.

Content Manager

Flame Communications Pte Ltd

August 2013 - March 2014 (7 months)

Flame Communications is a regional marketing communications and PR agency that helps businesses and organizations address communications challenges.

  • Created case studies, newsletters, brochures, banners, articles and press releases.
  • Worked with multiple clients, including Singtel, Johnson Controls, Stratasys, Nikei Fine Art, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Jebsen and Jessen Communications and PropertyBank.

Assistant Vice President

DBS Bank

January 2004 - December 2006 (2 years 11 months)

DBS Bank is a multinational banking and financial services corporation in Singapore.

  • Wrote and edited Buzz Online, the online magazine for DBS, posting about eight stories a week.
  • Developed a new version of “Buzz”, the in-house print magazine and created press releases and speeches.

Writer

Business Times (Singapore Press Holdings)

January 2001 - January 2002 (1 year)

The Business Times (BT), a member of the Singapore Press Holdings group, is a publication that provides business and financial news.

  • Wrote for the Executive Lifestyle section of the Business Times.
  • Created over 150 stories, including news, feature stories and reviews.
  • Covered music, books, film, food and fashion.

Education

Masters in Fine Arts, Creative Writing

New York University

January 1997 - December 2000 (3 years 11 months)

Master's Degree, English Literature

University of Oxford

September 1995 - June 1997 (1 year 9 months)