Amy is a multimedia journalist and producer based in the S.F. Bay Area. She is pursuing a Master’s degree in New Media at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, where she is a Dean’s Merit Fellow and an ISF Scholar.
As a former Radio News Intern at KQED Public Radio, Amy reported on Bay Area politics and government with a focus on the city of Berkeley. Her work has appeared on radio and online. In 2016, she launched and managed Timber Lake Camp’s radio broadcasting program in Shandaken, NY. She has also produced content for Localwise, Sather Health, The Daily Californian, and Caliber Magazine.
Amy grew up in Cairo, Egypt and Santa Ana, CA. Those places inform her endeavors as a reporter for Oakland North and a producer for KALX today. Amy’s journalistic training focuses on data and audio. She aims to continue utilizing the mediums to examine issues affecting SWANA diasporic communities and build political and financial literacy through more accessible multimedia content. She is particularly interested in issues around race and equity, gender, health and environmental policy, and immigration. You can find Amy on Twitter @amysmostafa
MEDIA PLATFORMSAudio Journalism, Data journalism, New Media