Hi! I’m a Canadian-born Chinese freelance journalist specializing in fashion, beauty and lifestyle content.

 
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About Me

I'm a Toronto-based freelance fashion, beauty and lifestyle writer with seven years experience in the biz. Previous gigs include Style editor at HuffPost Canada, editor of the now-defunct Stylelist.ca and digital "Chase" editor at FASHION magazine. 

Currently, I write editorial and branded content and do creative copywriting for business and brands. I like to write from a personal experience point-of-view, particularly when it comes to diversity and representation, along with mental health. 

In addition to writing, I'm also an experienced video host and producer. I've done live red carpet coverage at the Toronto International Film FestivaliHeartRadio Much Music Video AwardsCanadian Arts And Fashion Awards, backstage coverage at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and have produced numerous of on-camera interviews and original videos at my former places of work. I've also appeared on etalk, ET Canada, CP24 and CBC Radio

Notable celebs and personalities I've interviewed include Ashley Graham, Winnie Harlow, Alessia CaraTess HollidayMartha Hunt, Stacey McKenzie and more. You can find some of my bylines at FLAREBest Health Magazine and Strong Fitness Magazine.

Experience

 

Work

Digital 'Chase' Editor, FASHION Magazine
Jan. 2017 to Dec. 2017

At FASHION, I wrote daily posts and features for the fashion, beauty, culture and lifestyle pillars on the magazine's website. Additionally, I produced lifestyle and beauty videos and hosted Facebook Live hits for both sponsored and editorial purposes. 

Style Editor, The Huffington Post Canada
Mar. 2014 to Nov. 2016

At HuffPost Canada, I was in charge of the overall site management of the Style section, including writing and editing of topical news posts and features, along with video production, editing and hosting. I developed and executed the online and social media strategies to help establish the site’s voice and grow its audience via Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook and Twitter. Additionally, I covered many red carpet events and hosted numerous Facebook Lives with notable guests including Elsa Hosk, Martha Hunt, Tess Holliday, Stacey Mckenzie and more. Finally, I represented the HuffPost brand as an on-air expert with appearances on etalk and ET Canada.

Education

Master of Music Therapy
Wilfrid Laurier University
Fall 2018 to present

Bachelor of Journalism
Ryerson University
Fall 2007 to Spring 2011

Certificate, Fashion Journalism
London College of Fashion
Summer 2009

Certifications

Associateship of the Royal Conservatory of Toronto
Royal Conservatory of Music

Volunteer Experience

Music Therapy Volunteer
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital     
Jan 2014 to May 2014

In-School Mentor
Big Brothers Big Sisters Toronto
Apr. 2016 to Jun. 2016

 
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