Devon is a content strategist and community builder. She is inspired by the power of storytelling and thrives on working alongside values-based organizations with a mission for social change.
Devon draws from a decade of international experience in digital, news, and television production: In the Philippines, she produced stories as a video journalist with Rappler under the leadership of renowned journalist and Nobel Peace Prize Recipient, Maria Ressa. Following Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, she joined UN-Habitat to develop a post-disaster communications strategy and documented recovery efforts from the field. As a television producer in Singapore, Devon developed pitches, wrote, and produced regionally-televised documentary programs for major networks including National Geographic and Channel NewsAsia. The first television program she produced and directed (Singapore’s Finest) won ‘Best Sports Programme’ at the 2015 Asian Television Awards.
In her hometown of Vancouver, she has consulted on media projects for the City of Vancouver Mayor’s Working Group on Immigration, and helmed the video production department of the David Suzuki Foundation.
She is a Princeton-in-Asia fellow, a member of the Canadian and American Journalists Associations, on the advisory group of the first Chinese-Canadian Museum, and the co-Chair of the Laurier Institution.
Devon is currently based in Singapore working within the field of learning design and innovation. She leads the implementation of the region’s first blended learning program for the largest UK life assurer in Asia.