Who We Are
Travis Quezon, Executive Director
Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, Travis Quezon has a degree in English from the University of Hawai‘i and also attended Kapi‘olani Community College. He was the managing editor and interim editor of the Honolulu Weekly and executive editor of The Hawai‘i Independent.
While in Hawai‘i, Quezon won a Hawai‘i Publishers PAI award for enterprise reporting on Honolulu’s homeless communities in 2008. He also worked as a communications specialist for Hawai‘i State Representative Mele Carroll, who at the time, was chair of the House Committee on Hawaiian Affairs. Quezon also worked as a freelance journalist for Reuters and Bloomberg. He covered a variety of international stories, including the 2011 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings, and President Barack Obama’s visits to Hawai‘i.
In Seattle, Quezon was the editor in chief and executive director of the International Examiner from 2013 to 2017. Quezon came on board as executive director of The Seattle Globalist in December 2017.
Venice Buhain, Editorial Director
Venice Buhain is an online and print journalist whose work has appeared on TVW News, Patch, The Olympian and other news organizations. Venice has covered diversity, education, politics and state and local issues.
She also is the past Seattle chapter president of the Asian American Journalists Association.
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