Independent professional writer and editor Julian
Matthews is currently based in Malaysia and has provided
exclusive content for some of the most prominent online and print
business publishers in the Asia Pacific region including The Star, New Zealand
Herald, CNET, ZDNet, Nikkei Business Publications, and Newsbytes,
a Washington Post-Newsweek subsidiary. He has provided corporate writing
services to companies such as IBM and Nestle. He has developed various
websites with strong emphasis on marketing niche services over the
Internet and raising awareness for non-government organizations.
Trinetizen Media: Independent news agency
Co-founder, editor, webmaster
Developed and created a news agency contributing articles
to print and online publications across the Asia Pacific.
here for archive of stories 1995- 2003
Nikkei Electronics Asia, Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
1992 ~ 2003
Joined publication at start-up as national correspondent.
Filed regular monthly news reports about semiconductor, telco and
Internet industries in Malaysia and contributed to Business &
Market, and Interview sections.
here for archive of stories 1996- 2003
Newsbytes, a Washington Post-Newsweek subsidiary, currently
November 1999 ~ 2001
Joined Newsbytes as national correspondent and filed exclusive, international
technology news stories.
here for more stories.
June 2000 ~ Jan 2001
Joined ZDNET Asia as national correspondent and filed regular exclusive technology
here for more stories.
April 1999 ~ May 2000
Joined CNET Malaysia at start-up and filed regular
exclusive technology news and coordinated, commissioned and edited
here for more stories
AsiaBizTech, Nikkei Business Publications Inc
1996 ~ 1998
Joined Silicon Valley-based online publication at start-up and filed weekly
technology news from Malaysia, and special reports for seminars and conferences.
Also reported on Malaysia's Multimedia Super Corridor project,
Internet developments and news on semiconductor, disk drive and telecommunication
here for archive of 1998 stories.
Various publishers and organizations
1991 - present
Independent Professional Journalist and Photographer
Since May 1991, have been working as a self-employed
independent journalist and photographer. Have done news and features,
corporate profiles, promotional material, product reviews and brochures
for IBM, Nestle and various other organizations.
BN & Associates
1988 - 1991
Senior Feature Writer and Photographer
Contributed articles for "Mystical Malaysia",
a monthly travel magazine, "Perak Discovery", a travel quarterly, and "Headline",
a bimonthly on the advertising industry. Also assisted in the compilation of the "Official Visit Malaysia Year 1990 Commemorative Album" and the design and editing of the official ASEAN brochure.
Was awarded Malaysian tourism industry's highest annual accolade for travel writing, Best Travel Writer 1989.
The Star Publications Bhd
1984 - 1987
Daily coverage of political, social and economic issues
as well as crime and entertainment news for leading
English newspaper in Malaysia. Managed and contributed to music
review column, Easy Listening.
New Straits Times Bhd
Contributed freelance features for Times of Your Life,
a youth section of newspaper.
WEBSITES DESIGNED & DEVELOPED
Malaysian Technology News
Zealand Expedition Nov 13-Dec 22, 2001
Aid Organisation, Malaysia
Diploma in Multimedia Production (NZQA accredited),
SAE Institute, Parnell, Auckland (2003)
Proficient with Mac and Windows platforms and various
web-design and content-management software, browsers, email, ftp,
graphics, instant-messaging and MS Office applications.
Also: Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, FinalCut Pro, Premiere,
Director, PHP, mySQL.
Internet content development and online community building, reading,
cycling, travelling, scuba diving.>
- Minoru Inaba, publisher, Internet group,
Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
- Leslie Lopez, Asia Wall Street Journal correspondent.
Tel: 03-7727-5054(Kuala Lumpur), Mob: +6012-915-9528
Address: Available upon email request.