About Me

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Anna is a writer, editor and freelance journalist. She has worked for NBC 7 San Diego as a digital media producer, and at KPBS as an assistant news producer. She has also contributed to the military editorial section of The San Diego Union Tribune, and was the leading web editor of the literary journal Oracle Reviews.

Anna has a background in mass communication tracing back to 2007, where she spent six years doing public affairs, photojournalism, editing, publishing, graphic design and web design for the U.S Navy.

In 2017 Anna graduated with honors from San Diego State University with a double major in journalism and English. In her free time she was involved with the Student Veteran Organization and Society of Professional Journalists, SDSU chapter.

She is currently the mentorship chair for the Asian-American Journalist Association, San Diego chapter. She is also involved with the Veteran Alumni Organization, Society of Professional Journalists, and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Tau Alpha, Golden Key and Scholars Without Borders national and international honor societies.

Anna is a military spouse and mother of two. She enjoys exploring new places during hiking and camping adventures, reading inspirational novels, writing poetry, and following rabbit trails on her quest for knowledge. She is working on a book to help spread awareness of sex trafficking, and her research on sex trafficking was presented at the SDSU 2017 student research symposium.

Specialties:

  • Research and data-driven journalism
  • AP style news and features for web and broadcast
  • Storytelling through photography and videography
  • Interviewing
  • Copywriting and digital editing
  • Coordinating social media
  • Graphic design
  • Web design and HTML 5 coding
  • Creative writing

Check out some of her work samples or contact her here!