Hannah Bae was a journalist for 10 years before she decided to quit her full-time job at CNN, and pursue her creative passion of telling stories about Korean American culture and identity. She is currently working on a memoir. She worked for CNN Business, Newsday, the U.S. State Department and some of South Korea’s largest news organizations. She also freelanced for The Associated Press, CNN Travel, Deutsche Presse Agentur and others. Hannah is also an illustrator whose work can be found on Goldthread, Tricycle.org, SupChina and EatDrinkDraw.com, the website she runs with her husband. Hannah was an Open City Fellow.