Sawsan Morrar is a multimedia journalist at UC Berkeley. She is a graduate of UC Davis, where she received a BA in International Relations and minored in Communication and Middle East South Asia Studies. She was an associate producer at Capital Public Radio, Sacramento’s NPR affiliate news station. She currently freelances for various publications in California and the Middle East, and reports on issues ranging from gentrification in the Bay Area to legislative hearings at the state capitol. She has co-hosted media workshops for marginalized youth aimed at addressing misrepresentation of minority communities.
- In Tech-Centric SF Mission, It’s a Door-To-Door Political Campaign (Mission Local - Nov. 7, 2016)
- Mission Hotel’s Mail Troubles Prompt City, Advocates to Take Action (Mission Local - Oct. 19, 2016)
- Richmond residents fighting eviction, gentrification (Richmond Confidential - Sept. 29, 2016)
- Drummer’s beats bring crowds to Lake Merritt (Oakland North - Sept. 19, 2016)
- Bridging the Digital Divide to Help Youth Succeed After Foster Care (Chronicle of Social Change - May 26, 2016)
- Jerry Brown’s trifecta: Politics, Catholicism and advocacy (Capitol Weekly - Aug. 6, 2015)
- Bill Expanding Support for Calif. “Crossover” Youth Clears Assembly (Chronicle of Social Change - July 15, 2015)