Team

 
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 Amy Wu, Founder & Chief Content Director

Amy Wu is a veteran journalist with significant international reporting and teaching experience, having worked at Time magazine, the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, for the USA Today Network; and has written for The New York Times, HuffPost and Wall Street Journal. She spent six years working in Hong Kong, widely reporting within the Asia-Pacific region including Shanghai and Singapore. She earned her master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University, and speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.

 
 
 
   Executive Producer & Chief Videographer:    Chris Schodt is a freelance journalist and video producer living in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. A graduate of the Berkeley School of Journalism, Chris started his career as a geologist in Minnesota before moving to the Bay to pursue video and media.

Executive Producer & Chief Videographer: Chris Schodt is a freelance journalist and video producer living in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. A graduate of the Berkeley School of Journalism, Chris started his career as a geologist in Minnesota before moving to the Bay to pursue video and media.

   Social Media Specialist & Photographer  :    Iris Nolasco became involved in the agricultural space after a two-year service in the Peace Corps, where she worked to improve local farmers’ livelihoods in Panama. She received her master’s degree in International Environmental Policy from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, where she also focused on sustainable agriculture and food systems.

Social Media Specialist & Photographer: Iris Nolasco became involved in the agricultural space after a two-year service in the Peace Corps, where she worked to improve local farmers’ livelihoods in Panama. She received her master’s degree in International Environmental Policy from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, where she also focused on sustainable agriculture and food systems.

   Chief Designer   : HyunJu Chappell, a former designer for The Washington Post, is principal of Magna Citizen Studio, which specializes in ethnographic field research, participatory design, visual journalism, and civic engagement.

Chief Designer: HyunJu Chappell, a former designer for The Washington Post, is principal of Magna Citizen Studio, which specializes in ethnographic field research, participatory design, visual journalism, and civic engagement.

   Content Consultant   : Merrill Perlman is an award-winning editor, trainer and coach who worked as an editor or manager of editors at the New York Times for 25 years. She has trained journalists, editors, writers and communicators through the Poynter Institute, private seminars and journalism and trade conferences.

Content Consultant: Merrill Perlman is an award-winning editor, trainer and coach who worked as an editor or manager of editors at the New York Times for 25 years. She has trained journalists, editors, writers and communicators through the Poynter Institute, private seminars and journalism and trade conferences.