Natalia Gurevich is a writer, reporter, and Bay Area native currently living in San Mateo, CA. She will complete her MJ at U.C. Berkeley in 2021.
Prior to the J School, she worked as a writer and editorial assistant for a policy-based research journal, CQ Researcher, in Washington, D.C.
At the J-school, Natalia has focused on narrative writing and investigative reporting. Most recently, she worked as a reporting intern for Mission Local.
George Washington University - Bachelor of Arts ('17)
Mission Local - Reporting Intern (May 2020 - August 2020)
Bay Crossings - Part-time Reporter (January 2020 - present)
Investigative Reporting Program - Research Assistant (September 2019 - March 2020)
SAGE Publishing/CQ Researcher - Editorial Assistant (June 2017 - July 2019)
PUBLICATIONS & OTHER WORK
CQ Researcher, July 24, 2019
Overview of the opioid crisis in the United States.
CQ Researcher, May 10, 2019
Short article discussing cannabis vaping trends. Accompanies longer report on e-cigarettes.
CQ Researcher, Feb. 22, 2019
Short article reviewing innovative STD testing options. Accompanies longer report on STDs.
CQ Researcher, Dec. 7, 2018
Short article highlighting solutions for repurposing plastic waste. Accompanies longer report on plastic pollution.
CQ Researcher, Oct. 19, 2018
Overview of space policy in the United States.
CQ Researcher, Aug. 31, 2018
Short article discussing immigration policy and how it affects international teachers. Accompanies longer report on education.
CQ Researcher, May 8, 2018
Overview of college debt in the United States.
Mission Local, May 2020 to August 2020
Reported and wrote several stories every week on subjects from small businesses, to police activity, to homelessness, and to COVID-19 in the Mission District.
San Francisco Chronicle, June 28, 2020, In the midst of the pandemic as restaurant business dropped, local farms banded together to send produce to struggling families.
Pulitzer Center, July 7, 2020, A nonprofit incubator for low-income food entrepreneurs brainstormed ways to support its graduates as COVID-19 decimated their businesses.
Pulitzer Center, July 29, 2020, Once the venue for massive shows featuring everything from wrestling to rodeos, nowadays the Cow Palace in Daly City plays host to one of the largest food bank sites for the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. Some 1,200 to 1,500 residents from San Francisco and San Mateo County lineup every Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
East Bay Express, June 25, 2020, While the pandemic wages on, limited services are available for first responders dealing with mental trauma.
East Bay Express, March 11, 2020, A profile of Oakland's most prolific graffiti abatement workers and his journey from hating graffiti to preserving it.
The San Mateo Daily Journal, April/May 2020, two stories on how restaurants and local businesses in Burlingame and San Mateo were struggling or adapting in the early days of the pandemic.
Oakland North, October 31, 2019, Cambodian refugee community in Oakland targeted in rising ICE sweeps, https://oaklandnorth.net/2019/10/31/cambodian-refugee-community-in-oakland-targeted-in-rising-ice-sweeps/
Oakland North, December 18, 2019, Combining clinicians and cops, Oakland’s response program helps those in mental crisis.
Oakland North, November 25, 2019, Public artists vie for wall space in Oakland.
Bay Crossings, January to present, Articles covering the developments in ferry transportation on the San Francisco Bay.
REPORTING INTERESTSPublic health, Social Issues, crime