Curriculum Vitae

PhD in Journalism, University of Hong Kong. In progress. Focus: News and media literacy
Master of Journalism, University of Hong Kong. June, 2017. Focus: News literacy education
Bachelor of Science, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. June 2007. Major: Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations

Teaching Assistant, Journalism and Media Studies Center, University of Hong Kong. September 2017 – Present

Making Sense of the News: News literacy lessons for digital citizens, Coursera
Principles of Journalism and the News Media, Journalism and Media Studies Center, University of Hong Kong

Electronic Publications


Funding Activities and Reports


Panelist, 2017 Global News Literacy Conference. Stony Brook University.”Overcoming the Darkside: Seeing Through the Spin of PR in the News
Panelist, 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference. “Connect the Dots: Crafting the Arc of Powerhouse Campaigns

Discipline Related Service
Teaching Assistant, 2017 Summer Institute for News Literacy Fellows. Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Additional Education and Certifications
Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy Education, University of Rhode Island Digital Media Lab. In progress
Making Sense of the News: News Literacy Lessons for Digital Citizens by The University of Hong Kong & The State University of New York on Coursera. May 2018
Certificate of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, University of Hong Kong. November 2017

Prior Experience
Digital Communications Consultant – April 2015 – Present
Intern, Asia Pacific Digital Citizen’s Project. Journalism and Media Studies Center, University of Hong Kong. September 2016 – May 2017
Director of Digital Communications, STAND. San Francisco, California. January 2014 – March 2015
Special Events Coordinator, The Downtown Women’s Center. Los Angeles, California. February 2011 – February 2012
Ventura Director, Pueblo Radiology Medical Group. Ventura, California. February 2010 – February 2011
Director of Development, Palms Imaging Center. Ventura, California. June 2008 – February 2010
Director of Communications, dpcs Marketing. Claremont, California. September 2007 – June 2008
Intern, Alliance for a Media Literate America. Los Angeles, California. – February 2007 – June 2007