Mengwei Deng



University of Oregon, School of Journalism and Communication

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Fall 2010

Major: Public Relations; Minor: Business Administration



PR & Publication Intern of Mercy Corps, Chengdu, February 2011 – present

  • Designed and wrote materials for publication
  • Assisted youth program Training of Trainers in both Chengdu and Dujiangyan

Global Envision Contributor Intern of Mercy Corps, Portland, September 2010 – December 2010

  • Delivered regular blog post for Global Envision (Mercy Corps’ student-written blog) for publishing
  • Monitored issues related to international development and global fight against poverty from news providers to identify content for website, and supported team efforts to grow site traffic and engage users

PR & Marketing Intern of Special Olympics Oregon, Portland, September 2010 – December 2010

  • Created the Media Audit Book of the Bite of Oregon, resulting in a positive managing director feedback
  • Assisted the media team in the Youth Game 2010 on Nike World Campus for 1,700 people in Beaverton, OR
  • Drafted news releases about Governors’ Gold Award 2010
  • Created a social media plan for Polar Plunge 2011 in order to increase participation and attract potential donors 

PR Campaign Team Member of FOOD for Lane County, Eugene, March 2010 – June 2010

  •  Created a PR campaign with teammates to promote Emergency Food Box Program in Lane County

Media Research Intern of Asian Media Information and Communication Center (AMIC), Singapore, September 2009 – December 2009

  • Researched and analyzed  major newspapers in Asia,  such as Times of India, Strait Times regarding news sources usage of Asia’s regional news
  • Analyzed sample outstanding alternative media in China
  • Reported how are energy security issues covered in Asian newspapers in an energy security forum between Europe and Southeast Asia

Public Relations Intern/Account Executive of Illuminant Partners, Beijing, June 2009 – July 2009

  • Updated daily media monitor for Sino Gold
  • Wrote news releases for Sino Gold
  • Created a one-year PR campaign with teammates for OBE beef, the largest organic beef supplier in the world, to enter Chinese market
  • Made promotion Japanese fliers for Aon Asia using Photoshop and InDesign

Writer and Public Relations Coordinator of Ethos Magazine, Eugene, June 2008 – June 2009

  • Wrote and edited the articles to meet deadlines
  • Designed the new journal layout and surface with teammates
  • Attended fundraising activity to raise money for printing 3,500 color copies of magazines


Public Relations Intern of International Student Association (ISA), Eugene, September 2008 – June 2009

  • Publicized distribution of ISA events information through various tactics such as fliers, posters, e-mails, Facebook
  • Networked with other international organizations to increase International Night attendance
  • Organized and performed fundraising activities to raise money for ISA events, resulting in the successful acquisition of $6,000

Activity Organizer and Public Relations Intern of Chinese Student and Scholars Association, Eugene, September 2007 – June 2009

  • Attended weekly meeting to brainstorm ideas, resulting in better information and a better environment for members
  • Organized New Student Welcome Party to help new Chinese students get familiar with University of Oregon
  • Helped with Chinese New Year Dinner to introduce Chinese culture


  • Student Delegate of Spikes Asia Advertising Festival, September 2009
  • Writer of Global Talk (First Multicultural Magazine at University of Oregon), September 2007 – present
  • Public Relations Committee member of International Week & Night, November 2008 – April 2009
  • Volunteer of Japan Night, Indonesian Night, February 2008 and 2009


Native Chinese, Fluent English, Basic Korean

Word, PowerPoint, Excel, WordPress, Photoshop, InDesign

Social Media Networking: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Delicious


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