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Tanya Ballard Brown

Tanya Ballard Brown is a 2019 fellow with the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, spending an academic year studying how comedic journalism -- the intersection of humor, satire and journalism -- can help journalists connect with their audiences and build community.

Brown is also an editor for NPR, where she brainstorms and develops digital features; collaborates with radio editors and reporters to create compelling digital content that complements radio reports; manages digital producers and interns; and, edits stories appearing on NPR.org.

Projects Brown has worked on include Abused and Betrayed: People With Intellectual Disabilities And An Epidemic of Sexual Assault; Months After Pulse Shooting: 'There Is A Wound On The Entire Community'; Staving Off Eviction; Stuck in the Middle: Work, Health and Happiness at Midlife; Teenage Diaries Revisited; School's Out: The Cost of Dropping Out (video); Americandy: Sweet Land Of Liberty; Living Large: Obesity In America; the Cities Project; Farm Fresh Foods; Dirty Money; Friday Night Lives, and WASP: Women With Wings In WWII.