Audio. Print. Investigative.
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Isabella ('Izzy') Bloom is a student at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism in the audio track. She is currently a KQED intern for The California Report Magazine, working on longform audio stories and helping produce the half-hour show each week. Izzy is also the audio tutor at UC Berkeley's J-School, where she takes on roles as producer and engineer for a podcast about Section 230 and a live radio show on KALX. She is a Sonoma County native and a 2020 graduate of UC Davis, where she received dual degrees in international relations and Japanese. Izzy is interested in storytelling delving into language, race, disability and the environment.
Izzy previously interned at POLITICO California, working on the daily politics newsletter and creating audio content for POLITICO Newsroom. She also 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, Izzy 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 PRI's The World, KQED and KALW.
2021 AAJA Facebook Journalism Scholarship
2019 Prized Writing, a UC Davis publication, for an article on human trafficking