Momo Chang is a freelance journalist based in Oakland, California. Her work focuses on healthcare, immigration, education, Asian American communities, food and culture. She is a former staff writer at the Oakland Tribune. Her stories range from uncovering working conditions in nail salons to stories about “invisible minorities” like Tongan youth.

Momo has received journalism awards from the Society of Professional Journalists for investigative reporting and the Asian American Journalists Association, among others. Her work has appeared in the East Bay ExpressSan Francisco ChronicleWired, and 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 and Content Manager at the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM).


Photo by Andria Lo.