EXPERIENCE

Associate Producer — Breaking News

May 2018 - Current

MSNBC — Dayside // New York, New York

  • Covers Capitol Hill and DC politics in conjunction with the NBC News DC Bureau

  • Creates network graphics for use across six hours of MSNBC Dayside programming

  • Flags stories and important news events to the network

  • Logs and verbates important soundbites from lawmakers

  • Conducts special research for NBC Specials, Investigations, Nightly News, and MSNBC

 

Associate Producer — Video

August 2017 - May 2018

MSNBC — Meet the Press Daily // New York, New York

  • Cuts sound and b-roll for cable news broadcast and makes editorial decisions for best video to be put on air

  • Manages VOs and SOTs using AVID Media Composer, Interplay Manager, and iNews 

  • Pitch news stories for air, assists segment producers in researching, writing, SOT mashes

 

Production Assistant — Graphics

December 2016 - August 2017

MSNBC – Meet the Press Daily // New York, New York

  • Served as a production liaison between producers and the NBC Artworks division to order graphics for cable news, managed assets in NBC content management system

  • Pitched stories, produces short segments, and assists segment producers with research and writing

  • Trained in iNews software, broadcast standards and ethics, scriptwriting, AP style

 

Digital Media Lead Producer

November 2015 - Current

Phillip Yin for Lieutenant Governor of Washington State // Bellevue, Washington

  • Produced content and media for a political campaign, including several official campaign videos, campaign mailers, flyers, website content, social media content, etc.

  • Managed TV, radio, and digital ad buys on variety of platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, and pre-roll

  • Post/Ad impressions reached an audience of hundreds of thousands of voters

 

Photo Editor

November 2012 - June 2014

Daily Nexus Newspaper // University of California, Santa Barbara 

  • Served as Photo Editor at the Daily Nexus, one of the top 10 college newspapers ranked nationally by US News and World Report

  • Led nationally recognized photojournalistic coverage of community riots in Spring 2014, the Isla Vista shooting rampage

  • Edited dozens of images daily for use in print and online in a deadline-driven environment

  • Supervised a staff of eight photographers and oversaw their training

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of the Arts in Global/International Studies

University of California, Santa Barbara

Graduation Date: June 2016

 

EXTRACURRICULARS

Chapter Webmaster/Social Chair

Asian American Journalist Association // New York

  • Re-designed chapter logo, website, social media presence

  • Served as program chair for AAJA-NY Trivia Bowl, raised thousands of dollars for student journalists and grant programs

  • Elected to the New York board by popular vote

Director of AAJA Young Professionals Network (yung AAJA)

Asian American Journalist Association

  • Serves as director for AAJA National affinity group that serves entry level and student journalists

  • Programs online webinars, skillbuilding courses, national convention programming, socials, and maintains popular social media channels

 

EQUIPMENT

  •  Canon 5D Mark III

  • 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

  • 70-200mm f/2.8L II USM

  • 50mm f/1.4 USM

  • 430 Speedlite EX II

  • Remote strobe transmitter

  • Rode Videomic Shotgun Microphone for DSLR

  • Manfrotto Travel Tripod

 

 

AWARDS & HONORS

First Place: Outstanding Delegate Award  // National Model United Nations Competition // 2015

Outstanding Service Award // UCSB Residence Halls Association // 2014

Outstanding Freshman Employee // Daily Nexus // University of California, Santa Barbara // 2013

Eagle Scout // Troop 713 // Del Mar, California // 2011