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Audio. Print. Investigative.

She/her.

EAST BAY MULTIMEDIA

 JOURNALIST

ABOUT

Isabella is an audio and print journalist and a student at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. She is a Sonoma County native and a 2020 graduate of UC Davis, where she received dual degrees in international relations and Japanese. Her reporting focuses on politics and the environment, and her narrative audio storytelling delves into language, disability and Japanese culture. 

 

Isabella is currently an editorial intern for POLITICO. She previously interned at The Sacramento Bee as a Capitol Bureau intern, covering the state Legislature and environmental policy, and published a front-page enterprise story about the labor shortage in California’s care economy. Before that, she was a research assistant at the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley and interned at Northern California Public Media KRCB, Sonoma County’s NPR station. Her work has also been published in KQED and KALW. 

AWARDS:

2021 AAJA Facebook Journalism Scholarship

2019 Prized Writing, a UC Davis publication, for an article on human trafficking

FEATURED WORK

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