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New York City
Freelance Journalist
Covers:  crime, startups, new york city, longform journalism, national politics, media, baseball, women's rights
Doesn't Cover: new york yankees

Reporter. Publisher @BRTable. Work appears @WNYC @AJAM @wcp @WashingtonPost. Digi-journo @TruthAboutTrees. I have a label maker.

Anna Hiatt's Biography

I'm Publisher of The Big Roundtable, a longform narrative nonfiction publication and a digital journalist and video editor for Truth About Trees, a film series and participatory documentary project about trees. I'm a freelance reporter and photojournalist based in New York City, but more frequently than I used to be able to, I'm off on reporting trips.

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How to Pitch Anna Hiatt

Shoot me an email. If I don't respond immediately, I'm probably on the subway or dead.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Photojournalist in college.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I most certainly have. I love the sound, but the ergonomics are terrible.

What advice can you offer to aspiring journalists?

Work hard. Work efficiently. And don't do this if you're not sure.

Readers will finish long stories-especially if they come from a trusted source — For a moment in time when the internet was new, and even a little later when excitement about longform reached a fever pitch, one important question was largely ignored: Who is this particular story for, and how can I make sure that an audience sees it?
Sep 10, 2015

RT @CJR: Readers will finish long stories--especially if they come from a trusted source

Sep 11, 2015

Readers will finish long stories--especially if they come from a trusted source… via @cjr

Sep 11, 2015

Readers will finish long stories--especially if they come from a trusted source… via @cjr

Sep 11, 2015

"Readers will finish long stories—especially if they come from a trusted source"…

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The History of Cremation in Japan — As Buddhism spread through eastern Asia during the first two millennia AD, so did the practice of cremation. Death created pollution, people believed, and the ritual disposal of bodies was supposed to be cleansing.
Sep 10, 2015

Why does Japan have the highest rate of cremation in the world? Check it out on @JSTOR_Daily:…

Sep 10, 2015

RT @JSTOR_Daily: Japan has the world's highest rate of cremation; @JSTOR_Daily's Anna Haitt explains why

Abbas denounces 'genocidal' Israel, urges UN to back timetable for Palestinian statehood — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is set to address the General Debate of the 69th UN General Assembly on Wednesday. Abbas is expected to appeal to the world body to draw up a specific timetable for an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank.

The Green Climate Fund Has Potential to Help Developing Countries — On Tuesday, President Obama made it clear that he understands the damage the United States has done to the climate-and the unfair consequences: "The nations that contribute the least to climate change," he said, speaking at the UN Climate Summit, "often stand to lose the most."
Sep 25, 2014

"If Obama Agrees the U.S. Is Causing Global Climate Change, Then Why Is He Letting Other Countries Foot the Bill?"…

Sep 26, 2014

"The US govt's past reticence to fund climate action for less fortunate countries has set the tone for the world."…

Turkish president criticizes UN for failure to act in global crises — Middle East By JPOST.COM STAFF \ Your comment must be approved by a moderator before being published on Disqus users can post comments automatically. Comments must adhere to our Talkback policy. If you believe that a comment has breached the Talkback policy, please press the flag icon to bring it to the attention of our moderation team.
Sep 24, 2014

“The world is bigger than five,” the Turkish prez said, and they have “rendered the UN ineffective.”… #UNGA #UNSC

We have all made mistakes — Abbas questioned why the US supported Israel throughout the conflict which devastated Gaza, and why Israel was not taken to task for its attacks on UNRWA facilities.

Ban Ki-moon to address UN Climate Summit, set the groundwork for global climate action agreement — NEW YORK-UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon will ask public and private sector leaders to commit to taking action on climate change at this Tuesday's UN Climate Summit, and to set the groundwork for a global climate action agreement.

UN Security Council unanimously declares Ebola outbreak 'threat to international peace' — Israel's ambassador Ron Prosor expressed his unequivocal support for sending aid workers and funding to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, and said that Israel has already begun deploying NGO workers.

Unlikely Convergence of Unions and Environmentalists — This coming week, world leaders will descend on New York City to attend the United Nations General Debate. Before the speeches get underway, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon will host the U.N. Climate Summit, where he and his officials will pitch climate change as a development issue and environmental reform as an investment opportunity.
Sep 19, 2014

"The Killer Fog That United Labor and Environmentalists"… mine on labor and environmentalists for @TNR #CWNYC

Sep 25, 2014

"The Killer Fog That United Labor and Environmentalists"… Mine via @TNR

With passing of time, a question of identity — Times Square, New York Photo: REUTERS NEW YORK - Birthright-Israel is organizing a program to help reconnect Israelis living in the United States with their home country, following a study that found that the longer Israelis live in the US, the more they come to define themselves as Israeli-Americans, not Israeli.
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Oct 07, 2015

Teehee, seriously though, don’t let your dog pee on trees. It kills them, the trees, not the dogs. #tree #trees

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