Résumé

WORK EXPERIENCE

Print and Digital Magazine Production Associate, The New Yorker, New York, NY
March 2015 – Present
Build print and digital magazine layouts; process art; work with editors and fact-checkers to finalize stories; oversee the closing of the events section; supervise department staff

Freelance Journalist, New York, NY
Nov. 2013 – Present
Contributor to Forbes, The Gotham Gazette, JWM Magazine, Complex, and Mic with a focus on travel, entertainment, politics, and business

Web Producer, Law.com, New York, NY 
Sept. 2013 – Feb. 2015
Wrote weekly features; built site pages and monitored article analytics; promoted stories through social media channels; managed contributor network; tested site features for development team

Editorial Intern, Time Inc., New York, NY
June 2013 – Aug. 2013
Wrote weekly news stories and spreads for Time for Kids; researched facts and figures for monthly TFK issues; worked with R. & D. to develop a business plan for TFK’s tablet app

Editorial Assistant, Voices of NY, New York, NY
Feb. 2012 – June 2012
Compiled weekly roundups of community news for this publication based at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism; copy-edited stories; published a four-part multimedia series on New York City’s innovative senior centers

Editorial Intern, Time Out New York, New York, NY
Sept. 2011 – Jan. 2012
Wrote short features on local festivities; researched attractions and venues for editors; copy-edited and fact-checked lead stories

Editorial Intern, Reader’s Digest, New York, NY
Oct. 2010 – June 2011
Reviewed reader submissions to humor columns; fact-checked features; organized stories for magazine’s “Best of America” issue; co-wrote a products spread on visual decoys

Reporting Intern, The Queens Courier, Bayside, NY
June 2010 – Aug. 2010
Produced online briefs, features, profiles, and hard news for this borough newspaper; wrote music reviews and blogs for Aspire College Magazine, a sister publication

EDUCATION

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
May 2013
Master of Science, Magazine Concentration. Coursework in multimedia skills, general news reporting, on-air reporting, magazine production, and photojournalism. Master’s Project on absence of Asian American actors on Broadway.

Macaulay Honors College at Queens College, City University of New York
June 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English, Magna Cum Laude. Coursework in American politics, international politics, constitutional law, American literature, and postcolonial literature.

SKILLS AND ACTIVITIES

Fluent in Cantonese

Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, InCopy, Bridge, Lightroom, Premiere Pro), Final Cut Pro, Filemaker Pro, iView MediaPro, Fatwire, WordPress, HTML, XML, and CSS

Member of the Asian American Journalists Association, the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the Golden Key International Honour Society

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