CV

SKILLS

EXPERIENCE

DIRECTOR + PRODUCER
Freelance

CREATIVE DIRECTOR, VIDEO  
Free Range Studios

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, VIDEO  
Free Range Studios

SERIES VIDEO PRODUCER  
The Center for Investigative Reporting

MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER  
The Center for Investigative Reporting

FULBRIGHT FELLOW  
U.S. State Department

NEW MEDIA FELLOW
Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society


EDUCATION

UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY (2004-2008)
B.A., Political Science & B.A., Film Studies

PEKING UNIVERSITY (2009 – 2010)
Visiting Scholar, Journalism & Communications

SAN FRANCISCO SCHOOL OF DIGITAL FILM (2010 – 2011)
Cinematography and Film


AWARDS

Northern California Emmy Award 
A Brief History of the Modern Strawberry (Director/Producer)

Northern California Emmy Award
The Secret History of American Surveillance (Director/Producer)

National Emmy nomination
Post Script – Curious Stories of the Unexpected (Director/Producer)

National Emmy Award
The Dead Unknown (add.cinematography)

National Emmy Award
Deadly Oil Fields (Associate Producer)

National Emmy nomination
G.I. Bill$ (add. cinematography)

Edward R. Murrow National Award
The Secret History of American Surveillance (Director/Producer)

Edward R. Murrow National Award
The Dead Unknown (add.cinematography)

Edward R. Murrow Regional Award
A Brief History of the Modern Strawberry (Director/Producer)

Edward R. Murrow Regional Award
The Secret History of American Surveillance (Director/Producer)

Broken City Poets film
Official Selection (Director/Producer)

Sigma Delta Chi Award, Video 
Post Script: Curious Stories of the Unexpected (Director/Producer)

Best of the West, Video Storytelling
A Brief History of the Modern Strawberry (Director/Producer)

Alfred I. duPont- Columbia University Award
Hidden in the Harvest (Director/Producer)

Knight Award for Public Service
Hidden in the Harvest (Director/Producer)

Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, Finalist
Hidden in the Harvest (Director/Producer)

Webby Award Honoree
The Dead Unknown (add. cinematography)

Webby Award Honoree
High on the Job (Story editor)

SABEW Finalist
Death in the Bakken (add. cinematography)

OTHER AWARDS AND HONORS

IRE Diversity Fellowship 2013
U.S. State Dept. Critical Language Enhancement Award
U.S. State Dept. Fulbright Scholarship, China