Yvonne Leow is a recent graduate of the John S. Knight Fellowship at Stanford University this year. She was previously a senior associate at North Base Media, a venture capital firm investing in journalistic enterprises in emerging markets. Before she transitioned to the business side, she was the director of video at Project Thunderdome, where she created and led a visuals team to produce fun and impactful multimedia projects. Prior to that she was a regional video producer for the Associated Press and a video journalist at The Seattle Times. Now she spend most of her time experimenting with mobile messaging and exploring new media business models.
Outside of the newsroom, she is the vice president of the Asian American Journalists Association and a member of IRE | NICAR and the Online News Association. She has taught visual storytelling workshops at local newspapers across the country, Chicas Poderosas, NPPA’s Multimedia Immersion workshop, and was an adjunct professor at ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism.