Alexa Strabuk 谭文光 is a journalist, illustrator, and social media specialist 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. She loves dried mangoes and dreams of riding a giant ladybug into the sunset one day.
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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)
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)
JamFest Pop-Up Exhibition Wing Luke Museum, Seattle, WA (2019)
“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)
Daily reminder that men who catcall, follow, and then shout insults at me when I ignore them are scum.
Cheers to weird sunburns.
The reckoning of Joe Biden brought me great joy, everybody.