Experience

Key Skills:
Reporting ┃ Interviewing ┃Videography ┃Photography ┃Content management
Social Media management ┃Website Design ┃Feature writing ┃Storytelling

I am full-proficient in both Chinese (Mandarin) and English. 

As a multimedia journalist. I am not limited to only one type of from to tell a story.

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Currently,  I am an arts & cultural social media and reporting intern at the Lansing City Pulse, a long-running alternative newspaper in Lansing, Michigan. I cover and highlight community events, artists, and concerts and write food/drink reviews. At the Pulse, I convinced them to give me access to their social media account in order to help them build a stronger social media presence and to cover the community in real time.  Check my articles at City Pulse.  

uno-logo-smallIn summer 2017, I worked as a community manager and an online marketing assistant at the video storytelling agency UnoDeuce Multimedia. At UnoDeuce, I vlogged about company news and I guided them on best practices concerning their Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram branding efforts including assisting them with their designs and community outreach efforts. For example, I launched a new website featuring interactive business cards.  ontent, Instagram account, Twitter account and Facebook page and built a website for myunocard.

As a culture and lifestyle blogger, I maintained a daily travel blog during my study abroad in the U.K. & Ireland, documenting my culture explorations by using videos, photos and journals. Check more video blog on my Youtube channel.

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  • I also worked on a multimedia project with Kate Habrel and Marie Orttenburger to characterize the resurgence of vinyl records.  It features original videos, photos and stories.

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“The New Vinyl Project” won the Broadcast Education Association’s “Best of Festival award out of 1,450 entries, and the Society of Professional Journalists’s Region 4 Mark of Excellence , ” The best online feature reporting ” award.

 

With my continuous interests in underground music & culture scene, I solo-produced, being writer, photographer, website designer and video editor on an oral history the multimedia project about zine & zines culture in mid-Michigan – The Living Brainchild.  It features original interviews. videos and photos.

Check the video interviews.  Click photo to open the website.

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  • 1964798_10152202524642421_1753047521_n.jpgI volunteered at Impact-89FM as a staff writer – I write music reviews and artist profiles.
  • As a music blogger, from Chinese post-punk anecdote to New York DJ story , I write various cool topics. Check my blog posts.