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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 @Freakonomics @WashingtonPost @TNR. Digi-journo @NSF & @MacFound-funded @TruthAboutTrees.

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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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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

Iconic Entenmann’s factory set to shut down in NY — Entenmann's cookies Photo: PR NEW YORK - Hold onto your coffeecake. Entenmann's oldest factory is closing. The coffeecake maker's parent company Bimbo Bakeries USA announced in March that the kosher-certified factory in Bay Shore, Long Island, would close, citing rising taxes, fuel prices, and the cost of electricity.

Coat of many colors: US Jewish leaders divided on Gaza truce — Morton Klein Photo: SAM SOKOL NEW YORK - Response to the Gaza cease-fire that began on Tuesday evening by American- Jewish leadership runs the gamut, from relief to outrage. Organizations such as J Street roundly support the truce, and referred to it as "truly welcome."
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Mar 30, 2015

@thehill that's harder than trying to keep two kids strapped in their car seats

Mar 30, 2015

RT @thehill: Boehner: "My goal every day is to try to keep 218 frogs in a wheelbarrow"

Mar 27, 2015

RT @Salon: Instagram welcomes pictures of women in bikinis and lingerie, but a period stain? Forbidden!

Mar 27, 2015

RT @TinaBrownLM: How many times can the “Entourage” trailer disrespect women in 101 seconds?

Mar 26, 2015

"...after all you're hair is your head suit." - Jack #30rock

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