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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

Guide provides practical advice for journalists covering Indigenous communities

In 2011, CBC reporter Duncan McCue published the guide "Reporting in Indigenous Communities," which walks reporters through all steps of the reporting process.

Taylor Mulcahey | October 19, 2018

To increase newsroom diversity, set goals and be intentional

Creating a diverse and inclusionary newsroom isn’t something that happens naturally. Panelists at the 2018 JAWS Conference and Mentoring Project shared tips for how to do it.

Taylor Mulcahey | October 16, 2018

Journalist of the month: Alison Kentish

Alison Kentish, a journalist from the Caribbean, has carved out a niche for herself in environmental journalism and encourages others to cover the beat. 

Taylor Mulcahey | October 01, 2018

Journalist of the month: Victoria Milko

In a country that has been a fixture in international news coverage, reporter and photojournalist Victoria Milko is one of the few Americans working in Myanmar full time.

Taylor Mulcahey | July 27, 2018

Covering global sporting events through a non-sports lens

To wrap up World Cup coverage, IJNet collected tips for finding alternative narratives at international sporting events.

Taylor Mulcahey | July 20, 2018

Nigeria’s Abubakar Ibrahim shares lessons for humanizing conflict stories

Abubakar Ibrahim received the 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling for his story about the large population of internally displaced persons in Nigeria, Cameroon and Niger.

Taylor Mulcahey | July 18, 2018

Méta-Media provides a French-language source on media innovation

IJNet recently began working with Méta-Media to share more French-language content with our readers. We spoke to Eric Scherer, the founder of Méta-Media, to learn more about the organization.

Taylor Mulcahey | July 04, 2018

Journalists share tips for launching a successful freelance career

Didn't have a chance to participate in our recent Slack chat on all things related to freelancing? We've summarized some of the highlights. 

Taylor Mulcahey | June 21, 2018

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