Tech Tutor/Fellow, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley, California Aug. 2018 – Present
Provide technical support to students on production gear, software, and audio-visual issues.
Perform maintenance and management of video, photography and audio equipment.
Documentary Filmmaker, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Aug. 2018 – Present
Direct, produce, film and edit a 25-minute documentary about people who converted from Christianity to Buddhism and became monks and nuns.
Visual Storytelling Intern, Berkeleyside, Berkeley, California March - Aug. 2018
Produced, filmed and edited videos with local significance for an online news website.
Multimedia Reporter, UC Berkeley School of Journalism Aug. 2017 – May 2017
Reported on immigration issues in the Bay Area using print, photo, video, and audio.
Beats included asylum seekers, refugees, LGBT, and Central Asian immigrants.
Owner, See Through Photography, Oakland, California June 2016 – June 2017
Started and ran a business in food, event, portrait, and commercial photography.
Assistant, Janet Delaney Photography, Berkeley, California June 2016 – March 2017
Assisted photographer with shoots, lighting, gear transporting, scanning, and post-editing.
Studio Intern, Jim Goldberg Studio, Cotati, California Sep. – Dec. 2016
Responsibilities included studio upkeep, exhibition planning, social media outreach, video recording and editing, and archive management.
Photographer, Lifetouch National School Studios, Eden Prairie, Minnesota July - Dec. 2016
Organized materials, assembled equipment and photographed preschoolers on picture day.
Worked in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Marketing Communications and Young Professionals Intern, Alliance Française Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minneapolis, Minnesota Sep. 2015 – April 2016
Coordinated, promoted and evaluated monthly events for the Young Professionals Group.
Intern, Andy Richter Photography, Minneapolis, Minnesota Aug. 2015 – March 2016
Assisted the photographer with studio and on location shoots.
Responsibilities included digital workflow management, copyright filing, studio setup and breakdown.
Camp Counselor, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Twin Lake, Michigan June – Aug. 2015
Facilitated teaching in radio production, drawing, painting, and printmaking classes.
Residential counselor for middle school and high school students.
Camp Counselor, International School of Asia, Karuizawa, Japan July 2014
Assisted teachers in programming classes and the International Negotiation Program.
Led arts and crafts extracurricular activities for middle school students.
Production Intern, Umiwi Network Tech Co. Ltd., Beijing, China June – July 2013
Organized daily schedule, meals, and transportation for a TV production company.
Cinematography (Canon C300), photography, Adobe Premiere Pro, Lightroom and Photoshop - Advanced
Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Audition, After Effects, social media, web design - Intermediate
Mandarin Chinese, English - Fluent
French – Business Proficient
University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley, California, USA
Master of Journalism, Documentary focus, Expected May 2019
Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Bachelor of Arts, May 2016
Major in Studio Art
Distinguished Merit Award in Studio Art, 2016