Pat Nabong

Arts and Culture Editor, The Real Chi


Pat Nabong is a visual journalist who is dedicated to breaking stereotypes, covering untold stories and empowering communities through photo and video storytelling.

Before joining The Real Chi, she worked as a freelance multimedia journalist in the Philippines and completed fellowships with City Bureau, The Medill Justice Project and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Her work has appeared in various publications including Chicago Magazine, Chicago Reader, Narratively, Block Club Chicago and The Weather Channel, to name a few.

She has a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.