Emily Neil is a freelance journalist and editor based in Philadelphia. Her work has been published in AL DIA News, Generocity, IJNET, The Philadelphia Citizen, WHYY, and more.
Prior to moving to Philadelphia, Emily worked as a communications officer for SERES, a Guatemalan non-profit organization focused on youth leadership and sustainability education in Guatemala and El Salvador. Born and raised in Baltimore, MD, Emily received her Master’s of Science in journalism from Columbia Journalism School in 2016 and graduated with a B.A. in Middle Eastern studies and a minor in Spanish and Latin American studies from Barnard College in 2014.