Alessandra Bergamin is a freelance journalist and researcher originally from Melbourne, Australia.
She writes news stories, in-depth features and produces videos for publications including the New Yorker, Harper’s magazine, Literary Hub, Ensia and The Establishment. Her reporting often focuses on agricultural communities, immigration, public health and environmental justice.
At the Graduate School of Journalism she was a narrative writing and new media major. She is fluent in Italian and conversant in Spanish. She has reported from Italy, Nicaragua, Haiti and Kenya.
University of Melbourne, Australia
Harper's Magazine, Editorial Intern
Freelance writer and copyeditor
Bay Nature, Online Editor
AWARDS & HONORS
RK Mellon Fellow, Society of Environmental Journalists Conference 2017
Walkley Storyology Conference Innovation Scholarship
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
Society of Environmental Journalists
Investigative Reporters and Editors
Society of Professional Journalists
REPORTING INTERESTSCriminal Justice, Food, Health, Immigration, International, Investigative, Politics, Science
MEDIA PLATFORMSNarrative Writing, New Media