Theresa Chong, P.Eng

Theresa Chong welded metal on a steel roof, was suspended off a crane, and even drove a forklift without crashing. After six years as a civil engineer, she has traded in her construction boots for a video camera.

As the owner of Blue Pebble Media LLC, her work has been featured in Scientific American, IEEE Spectrum and Engineering News-Record. Theresa hosts and produces short videos and articles about drones, 3-D printing, adventure technology, and construction.

She also produced and hosted a 30-minute television show about fusing engineering innovation and artistic creativity, and co-produced a short documentary about an aspiring inventor. Theresa’s passion for storytelling enabled her to cover stories in New York City, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Chicago.

With her GoPro camera in hand and newly built green screen, she’s carving her path as a science producer and host. Theresa has a master of science in journalism degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.