Meiying Wu

Meiying is a visual journalist fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Hokkien. As a student at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, she aims to amplify marginalized voices and produce stories about communities often hidden from the mainstream news narrative.

She has produced work for the San Francisco Chronicle and the Idaho Statesman. Previously, she was with Great Big Story for the Genesis Student Film Fellowship, where she produced A Family of Marionette Makers.

Meiying’s video story following a deaf community in India struggling to receive education resources won UC Berkeley’s Jonathan Kaminsky Memorial Award. She is a Nikon Storytellers Scholarship recipient. See more of Meiying’s work at



  • University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
    Expected Graduation: May 2020

  • University of Missouri,
    Bachelor of Journalism- Convergence Photojournalism,
    Minor in Business;
    2018 Cum Laude


  • Great Big Story/ Genesis Film Fellow

  • Sixth Tone/ Visuals Intern

  • Idaho Statesman/ Visuals Intern

  • Columbia Missourian/ Staff Photographer

  • China Global Television Network/ Editorial Intern

  • KBIA News/ Reporter & Photographer

  • Vox Magazine/ Video Producer


  • 2019 Nikon Storytellers Scholarship

  • Jerry Jensen Memorial Outstanding Graduate Scholarship- The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences SF/NorCal Chapter

  • 2019 Jonathan Kaminsky Memorial Award- UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

  • One of the two national finalists/ Winner of Region 7 in Feature photography (large, 10,000+ students)- 2018 SPJ Mark of Exellence

  • Winning Team VeriPixel- 2018 Reynolds Journalism Institute Student Competition

  • Award of Merit- 2018 University of Missouri Undergraduate Visual and Design Showcase


  • Asian American Journalists Association


Audio Journalism, Documentary, Multimedia, Photojournalism, Video Journalism