Anna is currently a freelance journalist, writer and editor. She was previously a digital media producer for NBC 7 San Diego. Before that she was an assistant news producer for the KPBS Midday Edition radio show, contributor to the military editorial section of The San Diego Union Tribune, leading web editor of the literary journal Oracle Reviews, and a Mass Communication Specialist in the U.S. Navy, where she spent six years doing public affairs, photojournalism, videography, editing, publishing, graphic design and web design.
Anna graduated with honors from San Diego State University in May 2017 with a double major in journalism and English. Her extracurricular activities included the Student Veteran Organization and Society of Professional Journalists, SDSU chapter.
She is currently a mentor in the SDSU Aztec Mentor Program and the mentorship chair for the Asian-American Journalist Association. 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 soon-to-be mother of two who enjoys reading inspirational novels, writing poetry and hiking during her free time. 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.
- AP style news and features for web and broadcast
- Storytelling through photography and videography
- Copywriting and digital editing
- Coordinating social media
- Data analysis and investigative research
- Graphic design
- Web design and HTML 5 coding
- Creative writing