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Taylor Mulcahey

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Taylor Mulcahey oversees IJNet's English-language content, social media and audience engagement.

Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, she studied at the University of Pittsburgh. Mulcahey graduated with bachelor’s degrees in political science and international and area studies, with a focus on women’s issues and the MENA region. She became interested in international journalism while studying abroad in Tunisia, where she worked with bloggers and citizen journalists to explore the role of new media in the 2011 revolution, and the growing feminist movement. 

Prior to interning at ICFJ, she was a staff writer for The Pitt News and as writer and editor for The Fourth Wave. She also held internships with Wisconsin Progress and Global Solutions Pittsburgh, working on their communications and education teams. Mulcahey is proficient in French.

Latest Stories

By keeping investigative stories alive, Forbidden Stories offers protection from censorship

This organization is dedicated to keeping investigative stories alive, regardless of what happens to the journalists working on them, to overcome censorship and violence against journalists.

Taylor Mulcahey | April 17, 2018

Before you request a letter of recommendation, read these tips

Need a letter of recommendation for a job, fellowship or other opportunity? Here are tips to make the process hassle-free for you — and your recommender. 

Taylor Mulcahey | April 12, 2018

Journalist of the month: Raihana Maqbool

Journalist Raihana Maqbool reports in Kashmir — a disputed territory between Pakistan and India. Although she works in a conflict zone, her stories are about much more than conflict. 

Taylor Mulcahey | March 28, 2018

Global Editors Network to launch online data journalism hub

The Global Editors Network is launching an online hub to centralize data journalism work happening around the world.

Taylor Mulcahey | March 12, 2018

Journalist of the month: Kourosh Ziabari

Iranian journalist Kourosh Ziabari published his first piece at age eight, and has since been featured in publications all over the world. He shared his experiences and advice with IJNet.

Taylor Mulcahey | February 28, 2018

Journalist of the month: Nehal El-Sherif

From translating stories to reporting on the streets during the Arab uprisings, Nehal El-Sherif has had a diverse career. She spoke to IJNet about lessons and advice she's learned over the years.

Taylor Mulcahey | January 23, 2018

Journalism safety wiki tracks press freedom groups worldwide

A new website allows journalists to compare and contrast organizations worldwide that aim to protect media workers from threats.

Taylor Mulcahey | September 06, 2017

European Journalism Centre launches Facebook safety guide for journalists

For journalists using Facebook for their work, taking the proper security measures is key. This new guide from the European Journalism Centre and the Facebook Journalism Project outlines what you need to know.

Taylor Mulcahey | June 26, 2017

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