Christine Joy Amagan Ferrer is the the founder of Eyes Opened Media and editor of the eyesopenedblog.com. Ferrer brings creative excellence to editorial, media, and design projects. Whether working as an writer, designer, content manager, or web publishing editor, she delivers solutions for community organizations and individuals acting for the greater good.
Raised in San Francisco and born to Filipino parents, Ferrer is a creative visionary whose personal mission is to use the arts to liberate minds. She graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Arts dual degree in journalism and dance. For almost five years, she worked as a designer, web editor and podcast producer for Race, Poverty & the Environment Journal and Radio RP&E (www.urbanhabitat.org/rpe). In addition to production work on each issue of the journal Ferrer also curated online sections such as “Oscar Grant Memorial Arts Project” and “Reflections of Activistas.” More recently, Ferrer co-founded the Bela Alma Dance Collective.
Her written works have been featured in various grassroots and local publications including Hyphen, Pacific News (New America Media), InDance, Cityvoices.org, Filipinas Magazine, ALIVE East Bay, Golden Gate [X]press and [X]press Magazine. She was also the online editorial intern for InStyle.com.
Tech experience: WordPress, Drupal, web content management, social media, blogging, html
Special Projects: Photography, graphic design and layout, freelance writing, consulting, podcasts, basic videography, and other web and media related projects