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Skills

  • Associated Press Writing Style

  • Adobe InDesign, Premiere Pro, Lightroom, Photoshop, Illustrator

  • Microsoft Office

  • WordPress, Squarespace

  • Instagram, Twitter, YouTube

  • Google Analytics, SEO

  • Editorial CMS, Slack

  • Basic HTML, CSS

  • Fluent Tagalog

  • DSLR shooting, Tascam recording

Education

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University
Master of Arts: Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism (May 2019)
GPA: 4.0, Graduate Newspaper Minority Fellow

Notre Dame of Maryland University
Bachelor of Arts: English and communication arts (May 2018)
GPA: 3.98, Dean’s List, Summa Cum Laude
Elizabeth Morrissy Honors Program

Awards

  • Sister Maura Eichner Creative Writing (2018)

  • Davis Projects for Peace Grant Recipient (2017)

  • Northeast Regional Honors Council Student of the Year (2017)

  • Maryland Collegiate Honors Council Portz Award (2017)

  • Delta Epsilon Sigma Journal Writing Competition Winner (2017)

  • Sister Sharon Dei Communication Arts (2016)

  • Margaret Smith Wasilifsky Prose Writing (2016)

  • Nancy Kreiter Student Research Day Presentation Grand Prize (2015)

  • Endowed McManus Writing Scholarship (2014-2018)

Activities

  • Asian American Journalists Association

  • Association for Women in Communications

  • Sigma Tau Delta

  • Delta Epsilon Sigma

Experience

Student Fellow, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
Mar. 2019-Current, Washington, DC

  • Pithced and researched a multimedia reporting project on Manila Bay’s restoration and how it affects informal settlers.

  • Will complete the project by August 2019.

Contributing writer, Advance Media New York
Jan. 2019-Current, Syracuse, NY

  • Writes news and enterprise storise for Syracuse.com/The Post-Standard and NYup.com.

  • Shoots photo and video for web stories.

Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder, Rooted magazine
May 2019-Current, Syracuse, NY

  • Developed a digital magazine on modern homesteading for a graduate capstone course.

  • Generates story ideas for five verticals.

  • Works with the digital, editorial, social and art teams to execute the launch issue.

Reporter, Newhouse 10 Days in Israel
Jan. 2019-May 2019, Syracuse, NY

  • Pitched stories on water and policy for a reporting project in collaboration with the Jerusalem Press Club.

  • Reported and developed a multimedia package on the Jordan River from Israel and the West Bank.

Freelance writer, Baltimore magazine
Aug. 2018-Current, Baltimore, MD

  • Writes sidebar stories and fact-checks copy for service packages.

  • Creates Excel spreadsheets for online marketing databases.

News Beat Reporter, The Daily Orange
Aug. 2018-Dec. 2018, Syracuse, NY

  • Covered the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s (SUNY-ESF) Academic Governance meetings each month.

  • Pitched stories on SUNY-ESF’s research, student organizations and university initiatives.

Editorial Intern, Baltimore magazine
Sep. 2017-May 2018, Baltimore, MD

  • Wrote 1-2 articles each month for the magazine’s “Metro” and special editions sections.

  • Ran “Weekend Lineup,” a weekely event coverage blog.

  • Wrote event listings for the “UpFront” section.

  • Fact-checked editorial copy.

Editorial Intern, Baltimore Style magazine
Sep. 2016-Dec. 2016, Baltimore, MD

  • Wrote feature articles and calendar descriptions for print and web.

  • Sourced event photos and scheduled interviews.

  • Fact-checked editorial copy.

Freelance Writer, University Communications
Jan. 2017-May 2018, Baltimore, MD

  • Wrote news and feature stories for Notre Dame of Maryland University’s
    website and “Universitas,” a biannual campus life magazine.

  • Developed social media campaigns to garnere student interest.