Digital Storyteller and Host of "OMG! Meiyu"
She is the creator, writer, host and producer of Voice of America’s viral daily web show “OMG! Meiyu.” In each episode, Jessica uses Mandarin to teach American slang and culture to her young Chinese audience. With just her Apple laptop and a few props, Jessica produces “OMG” from her one bedroom apartment in Washington, D.C., and has garnered 10 million hits in just 10 months.
Jessica holds a Public Relations+Mandarin Chinese degree from Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. She also attended intensive Chinese language schools at Middlebury College and Zhejiang Technology University.
Jessica hopes to broaden her cross-cultural impact with more in-depth views into the lives of young people in China and the U.S.
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