Cherisse Datu is a game designer and video producer. She currently works as an Interactive Media Producer for ESPN’s The Undefeated. She received her Masters in Game Design from American University, and was a JoLT (Journalism and Leadership Transformation) Fellow studying the the intersection of Game Design and Journalism with a grant from the Knight Foundation.
She’s worked with Al Jazeera, Extra Credits, and Fusion. She has spoken at the Games Developers Conference, General Editors News Summit, and most recently SXSW 2017 on “Engineered Collisions Between Games and News.” She is a Google Jump Ambassador. She was born in Manila, Philippines and is currently based in Washington, D.C.