momo chang

journalist

About

Momo Chang is a freelance journalist based in Oakland, California. Her writings focus on health, education, immigration and Asian American communities. She is a former staff writer at the Oakland Tribune. Her stories range from uncovering work conditions in nail salons, to stories about “invisible minorities” like Tongan youth and Iu Mien communities. Momo has received local and national journalism awards, from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Asian American Journalists Association, and other organizations. She has freelanced for The American Prospect, East Bay Express, San Francisco Chronicle, WiredSan Francisco Bay Guardian and ColorLines, and reported for The New York Times. Momo is primarily a print journalist who also produces audio and visual stories for documentary film and radio. She is a Senior Contributing Editor for Hyphen, a national Asian American magazine focusing on arts, politics and culture.