On today’s episode, Ali talks with Chicago-based journalist Nissa Rhee about her work on immigration reporting, youth justice, and mass incarceration. She is joined in the studio by Carousel Bayrd to emphasize the importance of supporting independent, local media.
Nissa Rhee is an independent journalist who lives in Chicago. Her work has appeared in a variety of print and radio outlets, including The Christian Science Monitor and Chicago Reader. Nissa is the staff writer for 70 Million, a documentary podcast about criminal justice reform. She also serves as the executive director of 90 Days, 90 Voices, a journalism nonprofit that tells stories of immigration through print, photography, audio, and videos.