Joanna Clay on Muck Rack

Joanna Clay

Verified
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.

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.

Awards

Los Angeles Times Editorial Award

2012 - Newswriting

Orange County Press Club

2014 - Honorable mention for feature writing