Vermont native, night owl, writer, pro freelance journalist covering tech, science, adventure, food, design, and sustainability
Alyssa Danigelis is a professional freelance writer and editor who got started as a teenager reporting for the largest newspaper in Vermont. Her articles about Ben & Jerry's, a skate park entrepreneur, and a cigarette sales sting were featured in the Burlington Free Press.
A graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, she edited GOOD Magazine's election-related infographics broadsheets distributed nationwide in ...
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What was your first job as a journalist?
The Burlington Free Press invited local high schoolers to report and write for a weekly Teen Page. It changed my life.
Have you ever used a typewriter?
Yes, and not ironically. Applying for colleges back in the day required one in order to fill out all the required forms.
What does it mean to be a journalist?
To me, it means telling the story in a fair, accurate, engaging, and professional way.