Rachelle Krygier Azrak majored in Journalism and Politics at New York University and graduated in May 2016. She received the James Fenimore Cooper Memorial Prize for journalistic excellence and was selected to join the Phi Beta Kappa Society. During her studies she was a reporter for NYU Local and Caracas Chronicles. She attended the New York Times Journalism Institute in summer of 2015. She interned twice at CNN Español and worked for the CNN correspondent in Venezuela. She will be a News Intern at Business Insider starting July 2016.
Rachelle can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org and more of her work can be seen on her website.
Read Rachelle’s article: Migration Squared
Larson Binzer is a recent graduate from New York University, where she studied political science and journalism, graduating with honors. She was a senior editor for the student newspaper Washington Square News, and interned at several anti-trafficking nonprofits and as a press intern on Capitol Hill. Originally from Texas, she now lives in New York City where she is a District Representative for Rep. Carolyn Maloney and plans on attending law school in the fall of 2017.
You can reach Larson at: email@example.com
Read Larson’s article, The Prison Pipeline
Daniel Costa-Roberts is a Manhattan-based journalist. In 2016, he graduated from New York University, where he majored in journalism and politics, with a computer science and mathematics minor. He has interned with the New York Times Syndicate and the PBS NewsHour Weekend, where he later worked as a freelancer.
Daniel can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Read Daniel’s article, Mefloquine Mondays
Deborah Lubanga is a freelance writer based in New York City. She recently graduated with honors from New York University, where she studied journalism, history, and web design. While at NYU, Deborah interned at Hearst and contributed pieces to the daily student newspaper, Washington Square News. She received the Anna and John Peter Zenger Award for journalistic excellence and is an new inductee into the Phi Beta Kappa Society. More of her writing and multimedia work is available on her website.
Read Deborah’s article, “Out of Place, Out of Time.”
Nicole Puglise is a recent NYU graduate living in New York. She’s currently a fellow with the Guardian and has previously worked with the Rachel Maddow Show, NBC local news sites, Roll Call and the New York Observer. She also interned for the Aragi literary agency and the New Yorker. A New Jersey native, she’s convinced her life is a Bruce Springsteen song.
Emily Wood is a freelance journalist based in Los Angeles. She recently graduated from New York University in 2016 with honors, where she received a BA in journalism and psychology. She was the recipient of the Joyce Kilmer Prize for excellence in reporting. Emily is currently pursuing her MPH through the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University where she is focusing on health communications and global health to advance her skills as a science and health writer.
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Read Emily’s article, Truant!
Marina Zheng is a journalism and art history student at New York University. She was an editor at NYU’s Washington Square News and has interned for publications such as Harper’s Bazaar and the New York Observer. Originally from Shanghai, she grew up in New Jersey and now lives in Manhattan. After graduating in May of 2016, she will be working at Ogilvy & Mather before attending London School of Economics in 2017 for a Master’s in Media & Communications.
Read Marina’s article, The Contraband Crisis
Katerina Patin is Coda Story’s associate editor based in Tbilisi, Georgia. She previously worked for Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty where she covered street protests in Armenia and was assistant producer of the award-winning documentary Airport Donetsk. Katerina also interned at VICE News.
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Read Katerina’s article here.
John Ambrosio is a writer living New York City. He graduated with a degree in Journalism and History in 2016 from New York University where he was the assistant managing editor of the student newspaper, The Washington Square News. His work has also appeared in publications like Vice, amNew York, Impose Magazine, and the Jersey Journal. John can be reached at email@example.com.
Read John’s article, Vital or Vain.
Pilar Melendez is a freelance journalist based in New York City. She studied journalism and politics at New York University and graduated with honors. Primarily interested in political journalism, Pilar is currently a freelance news assistant at CNN. She has interned and written for several outlets including CNN, MSNBC, WPIX-11, and the Prague Wandering. She will be attending Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in Fall 2016.
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Read Pilar’s article, Vying for Visas
BIO: Elizabeth Gurdus is a recent NYU graduate based in New York City. She received a bachelor’s degree in journalism and dramatic literature, graduating with honors. She was the recipient of the Don R. Mellett prize for excellence in broadcast journalism. Elizabeth has held internships at Vice News, The New York Observer, CNN, and WABC-TV, among others. Her work has appeared in The Observer and New York Magazine’s Bedford + Bowery. She is currently pursuing a career in multimedia journalism.
Read Elizabeth’s article, Casual Criminality
Scott Mullen is the managing editor for Fresco News. He graduated from New York University in 2016 with degrees in Journalism and Biology. While at NYU, he was a senior editor at the Washington Square News, the editor in chief of Baedeker, the school’s travel magazine, and the recipient of the Editor and Publisher prize for excellence in scholastic performance and journalism writing. After growing up in Kansas, Scott is now based in New York City where. he is pursuing his interests in journalism and science.
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Read Scott’s article, In Hot Water.