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Multimedia journalist with more than 10 years of professional reporting experience in the competitive news markets of San Francisco and Silicon Valley, consistently delivering in-depth, accurate and high-quality news pieces on a wide range of topics with proven meticulous fact-checking and research skills.


  • Bilingual
  • Social media savvy
  • Video production and editing
  • HTML, CSS, Javascript (beginner)
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • WordPress
  • MS Office Suite
  • News photography
  • Effective interviewer
  • Deadline-driven
  • Strong interpersonal skills


  • Published in Citizens, Cities, and Legalized Marijuana, a tentatively titled academic text by Golden Gate University professors Joaquin Jay Gonzalez and Mickey McGee, scheduled for publication Fall 2018 by McFarland & Company
  • Recipient of 2017 John Swett Award for Media Excellence from the California Teachers Association
  • Recipient of 2017 Business News Coverage Award from the California News Publishers Association 
  • Recipient of commendation from CA Assemblyman Evan Low (as sitting Mayor of Campbell) in 2012