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EXPERIENCE

Designer, The Washington Post • Washington, D.C. • Sept. 2017–Present

• Designs daily and weekly print editions of the newspaper
• Produces digital presentations of enterprise projects with videos and photos
• Works on a small cross-newsroom team to produce Google AMP stories, a new mobile-first template launched earlier this year
• Creates Twitter share images; helps manage @PostSports Instagram
• Works on photo edits with staff photo editors or through wire services 

Design Intern, The Star Tribune • Minneapolis, MN • June–Aug. 2017
• Designed news and features (metro, business, science & health, variety)
• Collaborated with section editors, photo editors, and copy desk

Copy Chief, The Daily Orange • Syracuse, NY • Jan. – Dec. 2017
• Edited all articles, headlines and captions for grammar, punctuation, AP Style 
• Worked with assistant copy editors to prevent style mistakes, catch gross factual errors and maintain consistency across all sections of the paper
• Proofread copy on the print product and the website every night
• Member of The D.O. Editorial Board and The D.O. Board of Directors

AAJA VOICES • Las Vegas, NV • April 2016 – Aug. 2016
• Produced an infographic on Asian American election demographics for 2016, wrote an article about the growing Asian American presence on Broadway, and designed the newsroom’s print product

ONA Student Newsroom • Denver, CO • Aug. – Sept. 2016
• Wrote a personal essay about covering the Nov. 13, 2015 Paris terrorist attacks
• Ran the ONA Newsroom social media accounts for news coverage during the conference (Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram)
• Conducted live social media coverage of the annual Online Journalism Awards banquet

Presentation Director, The Daily Orange • Syracuse, NY • May 2016 – Dec. 2016
• Art directed for the news, features and sports sections of the newspaper, including two special sports sections, election night 2016, and enterprise projects
• Stylized the covers, spreads and inside pages for special editions
• Rebranded the Visuals Department and expanded its social media presence by reviving an old Twitter account and increasing social engagements 
• Boosted illustration department by defining head illustrator roles and doubling our recruiting efforts
• Member of The D.O. Editorial Board

Design Intern, Los Angeles Magazine • Los Angeles, CA • June – Aug. 2016
• Created the Table of Contents layout that the magazine used for its redesign
• Designed a series of mockups for the magazine’s immigration issue cover
• Assisted with page layouts and photo editing for the print issues

Feature Editor, The Daily Orange • Syracuse, NY • Dec. 2014 – May 2015
• Oversaw the features section (art, music, entertainment, fashion, food)
• Managed and maintained communication with 20 beat writers, staff writers, and columnists
• Wrote and edited headlines for print and online on a daily basis
• Edited each story in the section for structure, story flow, and narrative
• Ran production for a spring features guide, a special outdoor-themed section 

Editorial Intern, Culture Collide • Los Angeles, CA • May – July 2015
• Wrote online news items: song and video premieres, tour announcements, etc.
• Posted articles to the magazine’s social media accounts and assisted with organization, research, and fact-checking, as well as office duties
• Filmed artists and bands who would play in the magazine’s music room

EDUCATION

Syracuse University, Class of 2017
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications: B.S. Magazine Journalism

AWARDS

Hearst Journalism Competition, Feature Writing • Dec. 2017
For the article "Find Their Place: How a local nonprofit is empowering refugees and immigrants in Syracuse"

ACP Design of the Year, First Place Individual Pacemaker • Sept. 2017
For The Daily Orange's "15 Years Since 9/11" front page 

SND Marshall Matlock Designer of the Year Award • May 2017
Awarded to two students whose work displays excellence in news judgment and design

SND President's Award • April 2017
For volunteer working in helping start the student blog SND Campus

Henry J. Wolff Prize • May 2017
Awarded to a graduating senior for editing

SND Student Competition, Honorable Mention in Front Pages • April 2017
For The Daily Orange's "15 Years Since 9/11" front page

SND Student Competition, Honorable Mention in Special Sections • April 2017
For The Daily Orange's 2016 Basketball Guide

SPJ Mark of Excellence Finalist, General News Reporting • April 2016
For the article "SU Abroad students detail experiences during Paris terrorist attacks

Bob Heisler Award for Excellence • May 2016
Awarded for excellence in news writing

Heather L. Fleischman Memorial Scholarship • May 2016
Awarded to a junior woman studying journalism


AFFILIATIONS

• Asian American Journalists Association (JCamp 2012, Voices 2016)
• Society for News Design 
• Online News Association (ONA Student Newsroom)


SKILLS

• Adobe InDesign, InCopy
   Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere,
   After Effects
• AP Style/Copy editing
• Wordpress Dashboard
• Google AMP Stories
• Methode
• Saxotech
• Basic HTML/CSS/Javascript
• Final Cut
• Social media managing
• Github
• WebVTT video captioning
• Photo Illustrations
• Microsoft Office
• Fluent in Tagalog

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