Gisselle Medina (they/them), a proud Latino and Queer individual, was born in L.A., raised in Fresno, and has found a home in Berkeley. They received their B.A. in English from UC Berkeley in 2022 and are currently pursuing a master’s degree at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. At Berkeley, Medina hones their skills in investigative and multimedia journalism, with the goal of producing interactive stories that reflect our dynamic world.
Their work has been published in The Daily Californian, Greater Good magazine, The Oaklandside, The Frisc, and much more. They are a 2023 White House Correspondent Association scholarship recipient and will be part of NAHJ’s Student Project, reporting for the Latino Reporter, in July. Medina is passionate about carving slices in the “stories of the moment,” through timely, in-depth reporting that provides context and centers people who are presented multidimensionally. They are interning at Los Angeles Times on the metro desk for the summer.