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.
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.
In 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.
- 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.
“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.
- I 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.