Selena is a Production Assistant at NPR‘s Morning Edition. Her freelance reporter pieces have aired on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend All Things Considered. She’s reported on everything from parking meter technology to Ricky Martin’s comeback album.
She cut her teeth as the News Director of Stanford’s radio station, KZSU. She went on to report at a bay area paper, study documentary radio at the Salt Institute, and intern at All Things Considered, while being managing editor for Intern Edition.
Sandwiched in there was a six month stint in East Africa: first at an HIV testing NGO in Mbale, Uganda, then outside of Arusha, Tanzania teaching about HIV in primary schools.
She lives in Washington, DC. She draws and paints in her spare time, and is working on her first illustration project. She also sings and is learning to play the piano.