Alexa Strabuk 谭文光 is a journalist, illustrator, and graphic designer from Seattle, WA. She uses multimedia storytelling, design, layout, illustration, and accountability reporting to amplify narratives of resistance, liberation, and all that should be told but isn’t. Alexa currently works in non-profit marketing and communications. She typically works best with dried mangoes, pizza, or tacos nearby. Really, truly.

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Pitzer College, B.A, Media Studies; Asian American Studies (2013 - 2017)
Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences, with honors (2009 - 2013)

Work Experience: 
Contributor, The International Examiner (Present)
Communications Coordinator, Center for Courage & Renewal (Present)
Editorial Intern, Ms. Magazine (Spring 2017)
Staff Writer, Mochi Magazine (2015 - 2017)
Program Coordinator, Center for Asian Pacific American Students (2014 - 2017)
Editor-in-Chief, The Student Life (Fall 2016) 
Features Intern, ELLE Magazine (Summer 2016)
Program Book Coordinator, Asian American International Film Festival (Summer 2016)
Managing Editor, The Student Life (2015 - 2016)
Editorial Intern, YES! Magazine (Summer 2015)
Opinions Editor, The Student Life (Spring 2015)
Editorial Intern, Seattle Publishing (Summer 2014)

Group Exhibitions: 
“Shifting Movements” SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA (2017)
“Atmosphere” McKimmon Center, Raleigh, NC (2017)

Honors & Awards: 
AAJA Columbia School of Journalism Student Fellowship (2017)
AWM ‘News Media That Makes a Difference’ Scholarship (2017)
Next Day Animation’s ‘Girls Who Illustrate’ Scholarship Honorable Mention (2016)
AAJA Los Angeles Chapter Scholarship (2015 - 2016)