lam thuy vo

I used to cover the economy.



Lam Thuy Vo is a multi-platform storyteller and interdisciplinary journalist.

She’s an interactive editor for Al Jazeera America, where she leads a team of coder-journalists and covers poverty-related stories.

Before coming to Al Jazeera, she was a multimedia producer for NPR’s Planet Money where she created interactives, data visualizations, videos and photographs to explain economic issues in visual ways.

During her stint at The Wall Street Journal in Asia, she was the editorial lead for video content in the region, worked with more than a dozen bureaus to create both breaking news stories, regular series and produced enterprising multimedia projects. She expanded the Journal’s viewership and exposure in Asia, by creating content for local audiences in Japan, South Korea, China and India in multiple languages and for multiple online environments. She also reported, shot, edited and produced videos and interactives on subjects ranging from China’s property market to the 2011 Japanese earthquake to climate change issues in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta.

Her work has won her recognition from institutions like the Overseas Press Club, the Webbys, the Shorty Awards, the Online News Association among others.

She is also a journalism educator who has spoken and taught at conferences and universities around the world.You can find some of her materials on this site under 'Resources.'



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