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Reporting Fellows

EHRP awards fellowships to a select group of accomplished journalists.

Alex Miller

Alex Miller

Alex is a Navy veteran and native Chicagoan. He’s been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vox, and Wired. In addition, he has also been featured in the anthologies “The Byline Bible” and “The Chicago Neighborhood Guidebook.” He lives in New York and is writing a memoir.

Andrea Morales

Andrea Morales

Andrea Morales is a documentary photographer and journalist that was born in Lima, Peru and raised in Miami, Florida. While earning a B.S. in journalism at the University of Florida and an M.A. in visual communication at Ohio University, she worked as a photojournalist at newsrooms like the New York Times and The Concord Monitor. She is currently the visuals director for MLK50: Justice Through Journalism.

Ann Larson

Ann Larson

Ann Larson is a writer and activist focused on economic justice. Her writing on education, debt, and low-wage work has appeared in the New Republic, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and the Los Angeles Times, among other publications. She is co-author of Can’t Pay Won’t Pay: The Case for Economic Disobedience and Debt Abolition and has given many invited talks on debtor activism.

Bobbi Dempsey

Bobbi Dempsey is the author of several nonfiction books, including Degrees of Desperation: The Working-Class Struggle to Pay for College. She has been writing for EHRP since 2018, including resonant personal essays on her own experience of poverty. She has also written for The Guardian, The Atlantic, The New York Times, Parade and Harper’s, winning an award from the American Society of Journalists & Authors.

Joseph Rodríguez

Joseph Rodríguez

Joseph Rodríguez, a photojournalist, is a professor at New York University and the International Center of Photography. He is the author of “Spanish Harlem: El Barrio in the ’80s” (powerHouse Books). Recent exhibitions of his work have appeared at Galleri Kontrast in Stockholm, Sweden, The African American Museum in Philadelphia, PA and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

Kristen Consillio

Kristen Consillio

Kristen Consillio is reporting on housing, poverty and inequality at KITV4, the ABC affiliate in Honolulu, Hawaii. Kristen previously covered health at the state’s largest daily newspaper, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, and its predecessor, the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. She has also been published in the International Herald Tribune and the New York Times.

Mark Robinson

Mark Robinson

Mark Robinson is a Richmond, Virginia-based journalist with more than a decade of experience. Most recently, he covered evictions, homelessness and public housing for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, until the newspaper laid him off in February 2022. His work has won top honors from the Virginia Press Association in the feature series, in-depth reporting and breaking news writing categories.

Max Maldonado

Max Maldonado

Max Maldonado is a freelance journalist and cinematographer based out of New York City. Max got his start in journalism working for his college’s radio station, reporting on local stories happening in South Florida. From there, his interest in storytelling grew to include photography and videography. Max is a graduate of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, where he specialized in documentary filmmaking with a concentration in health and science reporting.

May Jeong

May Jeong

May Jeong is a writer for Vanity Fair. Her reporting from Afghanistan has been awarded the South Asian Journalist Association’s Daniel Pearl Award and the Bayeux Calvados Normandy Award for War Correspondents. She was awarded the 2022 J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award and the Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant for her upcoming book on sex work. She lives on land ceded by the Lenape people in the Treaty of Shackamaxon in 1682, also known as Brooklyn, New York.

Molly Crabapple

Molly Crabapple

Molly Crabapple is the Puffin/EHRP Fellow. She is an artist and writer whose inspirations include Diego Rivera and Goya’s The Disasters of War. She is also the author of Brothers of the Gun, an illustrated collaboration with Marwan Hisham. Her animated short film “A Message from the Future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez” has been nominated for an Emmy award.

Zaydee Sanchez

Zaydee Sanchez

Zaydee Sanchez is a Mexican American visual storyteller, documentary photographer and writer from Tulare, California, in the San Joaquin Valley. She seeks to highlight underreported communities and overlooked narratives, with a focus on labor workers, gender and displacement. Zaydee is an International Women’s Media Foundation grantee and a 2021 USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Fellow. Her work has been published in Al Jazeera, National Geographic, NPR and more.

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