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Jaeah Joanna Lee

Independent Journalist
San Francisco Bay Area
Jaeah is an investigative journalist in San Francisco. She was most recently a staff reporter at Mother Jones, where she led the newsroom's coverage on policing after Ferguson, and wrote about criminal justice, income inequality, and race, among other subjects. Her work has appeared in national outlets including The Atlantic, Guardian, Huffington Post, Wired, Christian Science Monitor, Global Post, MSNBC, and Democracy Now. As a 2013-14 Middlebury College Environmental Journalism Fellow, Jaeah spent a year investigating China's emerging fracking industry and its ties to international oil companies, which led to a feature story in print and a multimedia package online. In a former life, she researched and wrote about China at the Council on Foreign Relations.