Plant Based Writer, Editor and Content Coordinator
Review a new plant based restaurant in a trendy area of town for the nation's only English language print newspaper. Visited discretely several times, alone and with friends to take pictures and try a variety of dishes.
A handy listicle for plant based travelers or expats in Taipei. The post is geared towards digital nomads and freelancers like myself with an emphasis on working cafes that provide good internet and socket count as well as decent food and drink.
Press Release for Animal Rights March in Taiwan. Also livestreamer coordinating with Hong Kong Animal Rights Facebook Group for live coverage.
Live Event for World Plant Milk Day in Taiwan. Aside from planning and executing the event itself with some help from volunteers I also wrote and coordinated the press release to different media outlets.
Attend and cover Women's March Taipei for International News Lens. Take photos and source photos from on-site photographers and organizers. Interview participants, organizers, and speakers.
Write a descriptive travel piece on plant based travel in Taiwan.
Invited as press to cover design exhibition held at the Presidential Palace. Attended event and wrote about nationally acclaimed designers. Coordinated with PR and other sources to secure photos for the article
Coordinate with film company to produce interview with vocalist Randy Blythe of American metal band Lamb of God to promote "Tshiong" movie in Taiwan.
Designer and social media promotion for World Plant Milk Day Taiwan. I contacted with Plant Based News and Proveg to host this event in Taiwan. I secured product sponsor JOOCE Nutmylk and produced all graphics using assets from the core team, as well as confirming graphics were on brand and appropriate.
Interview + Content to help promote Taiwanese band Fire Extinguisher for their U.S. tour. Provide context for an American audience. Meet and interview with the band in Chinese. Article in English.
Critical review of documentary "Metal Politics Taiwan"
Work with organizer Rock Empire to increase coverage of Arch Enemy concert in Taiwan while also fulfilling media guidelines for spotlighting local bands as well as highlighting intersectionality of traditionally masculine-driven genre with female creators.
Coordinate videography and interview, tech-focused co-working space as well as online media.
Interview heavy punk band ChickNUP providing background on their band formation and story behind the LGBTAQ+ focused music video "Rainbow Forest". Interview in Chinese, article in English.
Interview celebrity metal vocalist Randy Blythe in conjunction with release of "Tshiong", a comedy by Taiwanese metal band Chthonic. Coordinated multi-media coverage including online interview and audio recording released on YouTube (link in article). Secured photographer Jimmy T's Photography and image selection and style for the project.
Interview up-and-coming Taiwanese hardcore band Future After A Second for a feature in the nation's only English-language print newspaper. Coordinate with band members for interview in Chinese and photographer for photos.
Guest writer for Invisible Oranges, a blog about heavy metal music, spotlighting Taiwanese band Infernal Chaos.