Elizabeth Myong

EDUCATION

Rice University, Houston, Texas

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English                                                                                            May 2019

Magna Cum Laude

Vandiver Brown Scholarship

Weissenberger Scholarship

Daniel Brown Benbow Award

 

EXPERIENCE

The Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas

Metro Intern                                                                                                                                         June 2018-August 2018

·       Writes breaking news, city news, and features articles

 

The Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas

Freelance Writer                                                                                                                                     October 2017-present

·       Wrote features articles

 

Houstonia Magazine, Houston, Texas

Freelance Writer                                                                                                                                  June 2017-March 2018

·       Wrote articles about art and culture in the city of Houston    

 

NPR affiliate KERA, Dallas, Texas

News Intern                                                                                                                                        May 2016 – August 2016

Supported daily production of award-winning interview show Think with Krys Boyd

Created research portfolios, prepared guests, and answered calls

·       Collected and edited audio clips for news stories, covering the Dallas shooting (Edward R. Murrow award recipient) and presidential elections

·       Reporting featured on NPR’s All Things Considered and photography on Current

 

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas

Opinion Writer                                                                                                                                  August 2012-August 2013

·       Wrote opinion pieces from a student perspective to be published online and in print

 

ACTIVITIES

Staff Writer, The Thresher

Rice Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honor Society), VP of Programming

Short-Form Editor, The Cultivator (undergraduate public policy journal)                

Student Executive Board, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy           

Program Developer and Student Researcher, Rather Prize Initiative

Fellow, Gateway Study of Leadership

                                                                                               

SKILLS

Computer: Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, WordPress, Adobe Audition, R programming language, STATA

Language: Intermediate Spanish