Marlena Telvick

Marlena Telvick

Communications/Special Projects Producer

Office: 121 North Gate Hall

Marlena Telvick is an award-winning investigative reporter and former deputy director of the Investigative Reporting Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Her work, as a reporter and producer, has appeared in The New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Washington Post, PBS “NewsHour,” “Frontline/WORLD,” American Journalism Review, and in numerous documentaries for PBS FRONTLINE. Telvick managed teams of student reporters to produce award-winning websites for FRONTLINE collaborations with The New York Times from 2003-2008, and has contributed reporting to major projects for the Center for Investigative Reporting and ProPublica. In 2020, she was the digital editor for the Graduate School of Journalism’s Chronicling COVID-19 project with The New York Times. Her work has been recognized with an Alfred I. duPont Silver Baton, an Emmy award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism, the National Press Club Consumer Journalism Award for Television, a Bart Richards Award for Media Criticism, a Mirror Award from Syracuse University, the National Press Club’s Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism, and an IRE Online Award.


Documentary filmmaking, Investigative reporting