Marisa Taylor on Muck Rack

Marisa Taylor

Brooklyn, NY
Freelance Writer and Editor — Freelance
Covers:  public health, gender, women's issues, science, medicine, diversity, LGBT, consumer technology, business

Freelance journalist covering gender and health. Ex-@GuardianUS, @AJAM & @WSJ. NorCal born, Brooklyn-based. Proud @Stanford alum. Views = my own.

Read Full Bio →


I am a Brooklyn-based freelance writer and editor with more than a decade of experience. My passions are public health and and women's issues, but I've also written about science, LGBT rights, technology and business.

Most recently, I worked as an assistant editor at The Guardian U.S. in New Yor...

Search Tweets

Twitter Feed

@MarisaHTaylor — 1,714 followers, 1,001 tweets

Gee, let's sign up for more of this! Resource Officer Accidentally Fires Weapon Inside Va. School 
Love this beautiful, fascinating, oh-so-necessary project! 15 Remarkable Women We Overlooked in Our Obituaries 
A must-read on the hoops women in creative/media fields are often forced jump through in order to gain a professional foothold, or even to just get by. Thankful I don't have a similar story to share (or at least not one so egregious), but so many women do! 
Secret NYPD Files: Officers Can Lie To Juries Or Brutally Beat Civilians And Still Keep Their Jobs  via @nuzzel
Show More

Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism

2011 - Business
I was part of The Wall Street Journal's research and data analysis team for its "What They Know" investigative series, examining online privacy and the types of personal information websites collect from users. The series won in the Online Enterprise category.

Honors - Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism

2006 - Academic
My master's thesis at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism was awarded with honors by adviser Samuel G. Freedman. I examined domestic violence in same-sex couples, profiling a victim and examining the barriers victims face in the legal, law enforcement and shelter systems.