Loyola Marymount College’s critically acclaimed student-driven web site – Asia Media Worldwide – has a brand new managing editor: Zhi Jiao Danielle Goh ’20. This current graduate of the College’s undergraduate school — the Bellarmine Faculty of Liberal Arts (BCLA) – excelled as a double main in Screenwriting and Political Science, and has created illuminating articles for the media of Singapore Press Holdings, which incorporates the Straits Occasions of Singapore, certainly one of Asia’s most outstanding English-language newspapers. As a local of Singapore, Danielle Goh brings to Asia Media Worldwide a real wealth of sophistication about Asian politics and cultures: She is fluent in Mandarin, Shanghainese and naturally English.
Asia Media Press, a brand new wing of Asia Media, has its first scholar chief: Michelle Nguyen, additionally a distinguished graduate of BCLA, having immersed herself in Political Science, Philosophy, and Worldwide Relations. Michelle served because the educating assistant for 2 upper-division POLS courses—Way forward for the U.N. and Introduction to Asian Media and Politics—and can proceed to work with Asia Media as its Govt Editor for the startup Asia Media Press. Ms Nguyen – fluent in Vietnamese as nicely English, after all – in the end goals for a Capitol Hill profession to function a decided voice for underrepresented communities.
In a press release, Asia Media Worldwide Founder and President, and the college’s distinguished scholar of Asian and Pacific Research, Scientific Professor Tom Plate, commented: “Danielle Goh and Michelle Nguyen present great promise and modern achievement not solely as future students but in addition as gifted coverage and/or media gamers. In my undergraduate courses, in our modern Asia and Asian American Research Division, which programs are co-listed with our powerhouse Political Science Division, these two current LMU-BCLA graduates simply and naturally distinguished themselves not solely as avid and knowledgeable lead discussants but in addition as skillful communicators and relators to their fellow college students, regardless of from what background or nationality or tradition. On this method they exemplify the nice and cozy mental and cultural spirit of Asia Media. However they’re quiet leaders – of the steadiest and virtually self-effacing variety – in order that they naturally garner the deepest respect of scholars. What a treasure to now have them main our eight-year-old Asia Media web-magazine (Danielle), and our fledgling Asia Media Press (Michelle). They’re each splendidly proficient, honest and – in the easiest sense – unrelenting.”
A FEW WORDS ABOUT SENAY EMMANUEL
Whereas Michelle helps to start out up a brand new wing of Asia Media, Danielle shall be filling the appreciable footwear of the earlier managing editor, Senay Emmanuel ’20, who has moved on to Washington, DC, the place he’ll roll up his sleeves with a community of Jesuit charities, for at the least a 12 months. Mr. Emmanuel delivered to Asia Media a glowing redesign of the location, a pure spirit of inclusiveness, and a private humility that was distinctive in its sincerity and integrity. A resident of Seattle, he has household originating from Eritrea, in northeast Africa. “Personally in addition to professionally,” stated Prof Tom Plate, “he shall be very enormously missed, particularly by me.”