Featured journalist: Leah Sottile
Today's featured journalist is Leah Sottile, a freelance journalist on the arts and entertainment as well as health beats. Sottile's work has appeared in The Atlantic, Al Jazeera America, The Pacific Northwest Inlander, Willamette Week, Seattle Weekly, Vegetarian Times, The Portland Mercury, and several others. Sottile also served as a staff writer and editor at The Inlander, where she hunted giant spitting earthworms, profiled backyard wrestlers and Elvis impersonators, investigated cold cases and Spokane's most suicidal landmark.
Sottile is also the winner of several awards, including the Washington State Mental Health Reporting Award and Association of Alternative News Media Award for Music Criticism. A writer of many talents, clearly! Check out her portfolio, which showcases her work beautifully under such headlines as "Living Sick and Dying Young in Rich America" and "When adults go missing, only questions remain."