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Emily Ngo

Astoria, NY 11102 ! (773) 322-7166


Twitter: @epngo ! about.me/emilyngo ! emilyphanngo@gmail.com
EXP ERI ENCE
Newsday Oct. 2010-present
! Political reporter, staff (Oct. 2011-present)
Cover New York City Hall, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council, reporting on spot news and writing enterprise for Web
and print. Cover Albany and Washington, D.C., politics and general breaking news as needed. Reported on 2013 mayoral
race. Previously covered Oyster Bay Town government and Long Island spot news, including superstorm Sandy.
! General assignment reporter, freelance (Oct. 2010-Oct. 2011)
Reported on breaking news and trends in NYC for Web and print. Assignments included the Occupy Wall Street
movement, the court proceedings of Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
amNewYork Jan. 2007-Oct.2011
! Political editor and reporter, freelance (Sept. 2010-Oct. 2011)
Reported on local, state and national politics, including 2010 gubernatorial race and censure of Rep. Charles Rangel.
Conducted analyses and covered spot news for print and Web. Contributed to coverage of the 2012 presidential election.
! Nation/world editor and general assignment reporter, staff (Jan. 2007-May 2010)
Covered politics, crime, celebrities and more for print and Web. Managed nation/world section, formatting wire stories and
laying out and editing pages. Localized nation/world news for NYC audience. During 2008 presidential election, managed
the Trail Mix news string and launched, wrote for and oversaw eight writers on Politirazzi blog.
New York Post April-Sept. 2010
! General assignment reporter, staff and freelance
Reported and wrote breaking news and features for print and Web. Worked primarily as rewrite, directing teams of runners
in the eld. Also lled in as court reporter at Queens Supreme Court.
The (Illinois) Daily Herald Oct. 2005-Dec. 2006
! Political reporter, staff
Covered breaking news and wrote features on three-town beat for print and Web. Earned three Local Excellence awards.
Chicago Sun-Times May-Aug. 2005
! General assignment reporter, intern
Reported general assignment news stories, including crime, politics and news features for print and Web.
AWARDS AND OTHER MEDI A EXP ERI ENCE
2014: The Deadline Club spot news award for team coverage on Deadly Curve, Long Island Press Club non-local news/
feature award for Deadly Curve, Long Island Press Club crime and justice award for Missing Harlie
2013-present: Guest political commentator on NY1s Inside City Hall
2009-present: Guest producer and on-air expert with Womens Collective on WBAI 99.5 FM
2009: One of 20 selected for International Womens Media Foundations Leadership Institute
S KI LLS
Speaks conversational French and Vietnamese. Experienced in inDesign, Photoshop, Quark XPress, Moveable Type
Publishing, Polopoly, iMovie and Lexis-Nexis. Procient in Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Vine and other social media.
EDUCATI ON
Syracuse University B.S., Class of 2005
Dual-majored in newspaper journalism at the Newhouse School and international relations at the College of Arts and
Sciences. Minored in Middle Eastern studies. Graduated magna cum laude. Studied abroad in Strasbourg, France, in 2004.