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Joanna Clay

Santa Monica, Calif.
Reporter, Writer and Producer — Freelance
Covers:  features, crime, food, city politics, culture, education

reporter/writer/producer. loves pizza, podcasts and making people watch The Killing. RTs are RTs.

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@joannaclay — 2,848 followers, 21,412 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

RT @otraletra: Last week, ProPublica bought dozens of rental housing ads on Facebook, but asked that *they not be shown to* certai…

Nov 21, 2017

"But what if raising truly empowered girls also means raising funny ones?" 

Nov 21, 2017

From City Hall to the White House? Eric Garcetti May Try to Defy the Odds 

Nov 21, 2017

Hear my @bbcworldservice piece on L.A.'s Matt Shaver, a regular player at Union Station's piano. (starts around 17:30)

Nov 21, 2017

@sookyinlee I recently discovered Sleepover and love it so much! Such a cool concept and can't wait to binge the rest. Just wanted to share 🙂

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

My best friend had an electronic typewriter in the early 90s. We should bring that back.

How is social media changing news?

Twitter completely changed the way I digest news. I love it. I feel like I can skim my newsfeed and have a general idea of the top news.

What story are you most proud of writing or working on?

Heroin is sadly normal in the OC high school drug scene. I was proud of my story that looked at innovative ways schools are addressing it.


Los Angeles Times Editorial Award

2012 - Newswriting

Orange County Press Club

2014 - Honorable mention for feature writing