Alaa Mostafa

Amy Mostafa

Class of 2020

Amy Mostafa is a multimedia journalist and producer based in the S.F. Bay Area. She is pursuing a master’s degree in audio journalism at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, where she is a Dean’s Merit Fellow and an ISF Scholar.

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 and on the POC in Audio directory among other wonderfully talented audio creators.

Amy has reported on science, health, and environment in the city of Anchorage for Alaska Public Media and on city government in Berkeley for KQED Public Radio.  Her work also appears on KALW and KALX.  In 2016, she launched and managed Timber Lake Camp’s radio broadcasting program in Shandaken, NY. 

EDUCATION

  • University of California, Berkeley - B.A. in English, minor in Public Policy

AWARDS & HONORS

  • ISF Scholarship 2018-2019 and 2019-2020

  • Dean's Merit Fellowship 2018-2019 and 2019-2020

MEDIA PLATFORMS

Audio Journalism, Data journalism, New Media