Vu Chau graduated magna cum laude from Sacramento State University in December 2017 with a bachelor degree in journalism and a communication studies minor. He’s currently the interim digital editor of Sactown Magazine (the Sacramento region’s largest city magazine that has won over 30 national awards for publishing excellence in editorial, design and photography), where he started as an editorial intern during June 2016 and became one of the publication’s freelance reporters and contributors since September 2016.
His other professional experiences include a full-time digital news internship at National Public Radio’s Sacramento affiliate Capital Public Radio (September-December 2016), as well as two years serving multiple editorships at Sacramento State’s student-run news organization, The State Hornet—Culture Editor (September-December 2016), Digital Editor (January-December 2017).
Vu learned most of his digital skill at Capital Public Radio, where he was taught to creatively and intelligently packaging stories that incorporate colorful and accessible graphics and infographics, as well as constructing interactive and dynamic timelines and maps. It was also at CPR where Vu was introduced to radio news and broadcast writing.
Vu is currently exploring other professional opportunities in the New York City area.
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