Audio Producer for BuzzFeed News | May 2017 — present
Write scripts, host, produce, mix, and publish episodes for The News and Reporting to You. Led audience engagement efforts for BFN podcasts, including the launch of The News. Programmed an SMS bot for audience engagement. Also served as associate producer for Another Round, See Something Say Something, and No One Knows Anything, where I booked guests (and prepared whiskey gingers), wrote prep documents, and cut first passes of interviews.
Social Media Editor for The Washington Post | Washington, D.C., 2015 — 2017
Other: Mixed Race in America: Producer and host. Co-founder and moderator of Pay Up, an award-winning Slack-based community dedicated to fostering conversation about the gender wage gap. Programmed core social media accounts on a daily basis, anchoring breaking news on Twitter and Facebook and monitoring traffic patterns on Chartbeat.
Audience Development Producer for National Journal | Washington, D.C., 2014 — 2015
Oversaw and maintained Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts for National Journal magazine. Produced and edited National Journal’s TwentySixteen podcast.
Recognition & Affiliations
- 2018 Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative newsroom consultant for audio/podcasting
2018 Board of Advisors for Self Evident, an upcoming podcast on Asian American identity
- 2018 SRCCON conference scholarship awardee
- 2018 Asian American Journalists Association conference programming committee
- 2017 AAJA DC board member
- 2017 Future of Storytelling fellow
- 2016 MJ Bear fellow, Online News Association
University of Georgia, 2014: B.A. women's studies, English minor, interdisciplinary writing certificate