Ali is in her second year at the J-School, specializing in new media. She worked as a research assistant at the Investigative Reporting Program, and helped publish a groundbreaking report on criminal police officers in California. Ali also covered City Hall and a city election for Oakland North.
Before the J-School, Ali was a fact-checker and contributor to San Francisco magazine where she wrote stories on everything from repairs at the Oroville Dam to a snowman at the SF MoMA. She was editor in chief of her student newspaper, the San Francisco Foghorn. She started the award winning podcast, Trump 101. She graduated as the Valedictorian from the University of San Francisco.
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
University of San Francisco, B.A. Politics
Research Assistant at the Investigative Reporting Program (IRP)
Politics Reporter at Oakland North
Editor in Chief of the San Francisco Foghorn
Fact-checker at San Francisco magazine
Events Intern at the Brookings Institution
Constituent Intern in the Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein
AWARDS & HONORS
Valedictorian of the University of San Francisco's College of Arts and Sciences
REPORTING INTERESTSInvestigative reporting, Politics
MEDIA PLATFORMSAudio Journalism, Multimedia, Narrative Writing