Jackie Wong (she/her) is a senior editor with The Tyee.
She has been involved with the publication since 2005, when she first set foot in its office as a student and youth outreach intern. In the years since, she has worked with The Tyee as a freelancer and reporting fellow, including special reporting projects about B.C.’s illicit drug overdose crisis and housing crisis.
In addition to her work in journalism, Wong has worked as a facilitator, writer, editor and educator in Vancouver’s non-profit and post-secondary communities. She has worked with hua foundation on racial equity issues, with Megaphone as an editor and writing workshop facilitator, and as an undergraduate instructor in SFU’s Semester in Dialogue and UBC’s creative writing program.
She lives with her family and their black cat in what is commonly known as Vancouver, B.C., on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Wautuh nations. Find her on Twitter @_jackiewong.