A little late on this … but I got nominated for an Emmy Award. Off the bat, I want to say I recognize proportionately little of my own work brought me here. I put in… More
Allie graduated from NYU in December 2015 with a degree in Psychology and minors in social work and media studies. She studied abroad in Paris, and yes, speaks French (sadly, better than her native Chinese). She’s a born and bred New Yorker.
She started as an intern for WPIX the summer before her sophomore year, and grew into a freelance digital producer until May 2016. Now she’s working (and growing and learning) as a digital coordinator at The View at ABC.
She loves to cover stories about women’s fight for equality. She guiltily enjoys entertainment and pop culture stories. She loves Reddit, traveling, watching other people cook, the Witcher series, and savasana.
The change in tone of an assignment editor’s voice when news breaks can give me a rush similar to going over the peak of a roller coaster and looking straight down.
One of the first things my boss said to me once I returned to the newsroom almost 6 hours later was, “How the hell did you get down there so fast?”
News stations like WPIX that have been around for 65+ years have realized long ago that TV broadcasts are not enough to keep their audiences engaged. Digital teams like ours are constantly innovating to accommodate our readers’ and viewers’ demands that never stay stable.