September 17, 2017

Not too long ago, a headline made me swear out loud. That happens a lot these days, but this one made me want to cry. LA 18 KSCI announced its turn from its multi-lingual programming format to broadcast English infomercials. At various times, it offered programming in...

September 14, 2017

I’m not a college student anymore, but I’m always ready to learn. So when I saw a free Adobe Spark workshop with LA Tech 4 Good, I happily hopped on the Metro to CrossCampus Pasadena.

First, a little context:

I know I have a huge advantage in today’s job market as a nati...

September 13, 2017

This particular photo was pulled from the Washington Post. The hilarity and fake news was supplied by the Internet.

In early 2015, way before “fake news” became a buzz phrase and Donald Trump made his faithful descent on the escalator at Trump Tower, another event jostl...

September 11, 2017

This was an update that I posted to LinkedIn. I wanted to post this to my blog in the hope that it will keep me more accountable to balance my work and relaxation. Photo courtesy of Wix. 

I realized that I have a focus problem at work. In fact, it got so bad t...

August 30, 2017

This past weekend I saw the movie, “GOOK,” which was written and directed by Justin Chon. He also starred as one of the main characters, Eli. I also had the pleasure of seeing a Q&A with the film’s Simone Baker, Omono Okojie and moderated by Wong Fu Productions’ Phil W...

August 26, 2017

National Radio Day happened last Sunday and it reminded me of a book I read, Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford. I picked it up because the story was set during the rise of the BBC in the 1920s-30s. I didn't read too many fictional stories about journalism growing up,...

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Keep Calm & Carreon (& Write)

I'm Heidi Carreon, a SoCal native with a love of writing and being involved in a variety of communities. This is a blog of my life as a Asian American woman working in an ever-changing media landscape. All images and graphics on this site were done by me unless stated otherwise.

 

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