Writing for Screen & Stage

Noni was one of the few students selected to participate in UNC's intensive Writing for Screen and Stage program. Her writing style can be described as naturalistic and often highlights the awkwardness and struggles of modern, daily life. She often writes about people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ+ communities, family tension, and mental health issues. It is important to her to highlight stories, experiences, and communities that have been under-explored in media. Some of her work includes:


From 2016 to 2017, Noni was a staff writer at The Daily Tar Heel. She initially wrote for the University Desk, where she covered a variety of topics using a traditional style of journalism. Noni then transitioned to the Swerve, the entertainment vertical of the Daily Tar Heel that combined traditional arts & entertainment reporting with blogging. Some of her articles include: