Karena Phan


Karena Phan is an intern at the Pulitzer Center and a recent graduate from the University of California, Irvine (UCI). She received her BA in Literary Journalism with a minor in Digital Information Systems and is a member of the Asian American Journalism Association (AAJA). She was one of the first news interns at the UCI campus radio station news program, KUCI News. She used her writing skills in the newsroom and marketing strategies she learned from her experience at UCI Applied Innovations, the entrepreneur and innovation center at UCI, and planned marketing and social media strategy for an award-winning VR documentary called FACE TO FACE that premiered at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018 in the UK. She's fascinated with exploring new mediums and hopes to help storytellers find their voice and audience in her career.