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Elijah Wolfson

Nepal 2015
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Elijah Wolfson is a writer, editor, and multimedia journalist currently based out of New York. He is a senior editor at Newsweek and the editorial director of Medical Daily. He is also a contributor to The Atlantic, Al Jazeera America, and the Huffington Post, and has appeared on BBC World News. Wolfson grew up in the New York metro area and attended the University of California at Berkeley as an undergraduate, where he majored in Rhetoric and minored in Creative Writing. As a professional writer and reporter, he has covered a wide range of subjects, from financial crimes to environmental science to global public health issues. At Newsweek, he is the publication's lead editor for science, health and technology. He was awarded the 2013-2014 Langeloth Health Journalism Fellowship at the John Jay College Center on Media, Crime, and Justice. He is a member of the National Association for Science Writers, the Association of Healthcare Journalists, and the Society of Environmental Journalists.


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