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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—pictures, video, words, audio. Work appears @wcp @VillageVoice @WashingtonPost @AJAM @WNYC.

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.

How Do Presidential Candidates Land a Spot on the New York Primary Ballot? — Monday was the day that many a presidential hopeful - and their loyal campaigners - have been waiting for: the Iowa caucuses. Ted Cruz trumped The Donald in the Republican caucuses while Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were neck-and-neck, with Clinton narrowly pulling ahead with a reported 49.9 percent to Sanders'...

'Suspended Forest' Turns Discarded Trees Into a Magical, Pine-Scented Wonderland — At Knockdown Center in Queens, there's a place where you can lie underneath a floating forest devoid of roots and filled with the piney scents of the holiday season. The inspiration for Suspended Forest hit artist Michael Neff when he saw all the discarded trees left outside in the weeks...
Jan 14, 2016

RT @villagevoice: Video: 'Suspended Forest' Turns Discarded Trees Into a Magical, Pine-Scented Wonderland

The History of the Euthanasia Movement — Bill Pugliano/Getty Images The idea that death should be merciful is not new. When a person is gravely wounded or terminally ill, when death is inevitable, and the suffering is so great that living no longer brings any joy to the person, it is understandable that he or she may wish to die.
Jan 07, 2016

RT @JSTOR_Daily: The idea that death should be merciful is not new. @ahiatt looks at the long history of #euthanasia @JSTOR_Daily

Jan 08, 2016

RT @JSTOR_Daily: The idea that death should be merciful is not new. @ahiatt looks at the long history of #euthanasia @JSTOR_Daily

'Blood Mirror' at Trinity Church on Wall Street Is a Statement on the FDA's Longtime Ban on Blood Donations From Gay Men — Jordan Eagles was in his 20s the first and only time he tried to donate blood. He told the blood blank he was gay, and they promptly refused his donation. Furious, Eagles demanded his paperwork back. That was the day Eagles, a New York City-based artist whose primary medium is...
Nov 12, 2015

You Need to See This Artist's Statement on the FDA's Ban on 'Gay Blood' Donations… via @_VoiceNews_

Nov 12, 2015

RT @villagevoice: You Need to See This Artist's Statement on the FDA's Ban on 'Gay Blood' Donations

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.
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Feb 05, 2016

RT @billmckibben: Ok, this will cause the internet to fight global warming: It's apparently depressing dogs!

Feb 05, 2016

“How about we put the onus on men for a change and instruct them to knock drinks out of women’s hands?”… @TheOnion

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