Edward Tavanavanua

Creative Consultant
  • Member Since,August 11, 2021

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
    2012 - 2015 University of the South Pacific

    ● Awarded Best Journalism Graduate, 2015 USP Journalism Awards ● Awarded Best Wansolwara Feature Story, 2014 USP Journalism Awards ● Awarded Best Wansolwara News Story, 2014 USP Journalism Awards ● Awarded Best Wansolwara Sub-Editor, 2014 USP Journalism Awards, ● Awarded Best Feature Story (Second Runner-Up), 2013 USP Journalism Awards ● Awarded Best Print News Story, 2012 Ossie Awards ● Editor, Wansolwara; Chief-of-Staff, Wansolwara; Volunteer, Pacific Youth Environmental Network (PYEN)

Work Experience

  • 01-01-2020 - 14-08-2022
    Creative Consultant

    Desktop publishing of select internal and external reports for both print and online. Provide staff support when necessary to develop content for reports and organisation periodicals. ● Collaborate with the Executive

  • 01-01-2016 - 14-08-2022
    Creative Director

    Founded own fashion company, specialising in, but not limited to, womenswear (i.e. designing, patternmaking, cutting, sewing). ● Research, develop and experiment with unique, artisanal techniques and signature tailoring to establish brand codes. ● Research, document and analyse fashion styles and trends for forecasting potential market opportunities.

  • 01-01-2015 - 01-03-2015
    Journalist

    Produced, developed and reported television news stories for nightly newscast on Fiji One News. Key Responsibilities: ● Researching leads, organising and conducting interviews, coordinating video shoots, video editing, and scriptwriting.

Awards

  • 2015
    Best Journalism Graduate

    USP Journalism Award