Los Angeles, CA
Lilian is the Social Media Editor and a staff reporter for The Click. She is currently a Video Production Fellow at Insider for the News & Documentary Team. She was also one of 30 participants selected out of 500 applications for the first cohort of the Vox Media Writer’s Workshop for Summer 2021.
She is a Los Angeles-based video journalist and writer reporting on the intersections of politics, sociology, gender, equality, and human rights. She graduated from University of California, Los Angeles, with a B.A. in World Arts and Cultures.
May 25, 2021
Tenacity in Tinseltown: Assistant Director is a source of constancy in an industry that’s become even more unpredictable
"Every time you're on a production, it's a team sport. The whole idea of working on a comedy when you have 80 to 100 people, is to have that shared experience where we all succeed. And it's the loveliest thing ever."
April 30, 2021
How the Little Story Tells the Big Story: An Interview with Pagan Kennedy
Writer Pagan Kennedy discusses her beat--inventors and technology--and demonstrates the importance of being able to innovate in the field of journalism.
April 6, 2021
Why Don’t Choreographers Get their Own IMDB Credit?
How TV/Film Choreographers Are Credited on IMDB
March 31, 2021
My Pandemic Year in J-School
To mark the one-year anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic, journalists across the U.S. catalogued the personal stories of folks impacted […]
March 28, 2021
Breadmaking in a Pandemic
In this baking tutorial, Lilian Manansala walks through an easy, simple recipe for a delicious, homemade, vegan bread.