Isla Public Media (KPRG)

National Public Radio (NPR)

Reported Pieces

Stories I've pitched, reported, and produced for the NPR newsmagazines.

Morning Edition & Up First

As a producer, I pitch story ideas to help build and shape the show, book guests regularly, produce interviews, and edit/cut tape for broadcast.

Culture Desk

As Associate producer, I extensively produced sound-rich radio features, TV & film reviews, and news stories for the Culture Desk.

Wyoming Public Media

Reported Pieces & Interviews Produced

In addition to hosting Morning Edition for the station, I pitched, reported, and produced weekly radio news features, and interviews to broadcast on our award-winning weekly current affairs program, Open Spaces.

WAMU 88.5 FM

Feet in 2 Worlds

Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)


I served as the Audio team mentor and editor for AAJA's VOICES program. In this role, I worked, mentored, and edited two early-career reporters respectively in 2021 and 2022 to report and produce their first radio news feature.

Non-white English teachers in Asia face discrimination

All you really need to be hired as an English teacher in Asia is a passport from the right country, or in some cases just look white.

“I’ve met like people who are just like ‘I was backpacking through Southeast Asia and I fell in love with Thailand and I just wanted to stay, so I just started teaching English,” said Tessa Charupatanapongse, who was born in Thailand and attended American school there. After finishing her Bachelor’s in the U.S., she returned to Thailand thinking that she could te

The power of Asian American art to heal and bridge generational gaps

The Long History of Social Change in Asian American Art

Snehal Desai is the artistic director of the first Asian American theater company in the United States, the East West Players. The company was founded in 1965 and is in Little Tokyo at a former church in Los Angeles. East West Players is at the core of the Asian American Pacific Islander arts community. While dismantling the stereotypes that are thrust upon AAPI actors, the group’s mission is to also share Asian American stories with the p