F. Amanda Tugade

Alum, Arts and Culture Editor, The Real Chi

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EMAIL: amanda@freespiritmedia.org

TWITTER: @writefelissa






F. Amanda Tugade is a journalist and storyteller, dedicated to providing a platform for and uplifting people's voices. With experience in covering the Chicagoland, her work has appeared in local outlets like Pioneer Press, Shaw Media and 22nd Century Media. She was also a fellow at City Bureau, a Chicago-based civic media journalism lab committed to working with the West and South sides. When not writing, F. Amanda can be found searching for the next ramen hotspot, digging through Soundcloud for new artists, or getting caught up in a debate about Drake's best album.