AMERICAN PRESS INSTITUTE
PROGRAM ASSOCIATE, WASHINGTON, DC    SEPT. 2017 – PRESENT
• Marketing outreach for APi, creating assets for social channels + indepth reports
• Produced + edited video, designed social assets and managed targeted campaigns for launch of betternews.org
• Manage + field inquires relating to diversity programs and contribute to research promoting ethnic media collaborations

NPR'S NEXT GEN RADIO
2017 FELLOW, PHOENIX, AZ                                JAN. 2017 – JAN. 2017
• Selected to spend a week reporting with NPR Member station KJZZ
• Trained by mentors to develop the skills and opportunity to report and produce a multimedia story
• Researched, interviewed, edited and produced radio story on Navajo language preservation efforts in Window Rock, AZ

USA TODAY NETWORK - WI
REPORTING INTERN, WAUSAU, WI                    JUN. 2016 – AUG. 2016 
• Contributed to both online and printed platforms of the Wausau Daily Herald
• Researched and covered wide variety of topics, including local events pertinent to the Hmong people utilizing Hmong language skills
• Filmed and edited video content for website and YouTube channel, took photo assignments for stories

THE DAILY UTAH CHRONICLE
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, SALT LAKE CITY, UT                MAY 2015 – MAY 2016
• Lead organization of 100 students that create content for a campus community of 32,000
• Increased page views by 137% within first month of editorship
• Saved organization $33,000 annually by implementing new digital vision

EDUCATION
B. A., UNIVERSITY OF UTAH 2017
Strategic Communications - emphasis in journalism + marketing

SKILLS
audience engagement | basic html | AP style | social media strategy | CMS
Adobe Premiere, Photoshop + Lightroom | SEO | google adwords | hospitality
fb ad manager | targeted social campaigns | branding | cross-platform content digital storytelling | social videos| diversity recruitment + retention | photography

LANGUAGES
Hmong - working proficiency
Italian - conversational

AWARDS
Utah Press Association - 1st place best feature series
SPJ Mark of Excellence - Winner: Best General Column