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Francesca Biller-Safran

Specializes in: Politics, Culture, Multicultural, Society, Exposes, Race and Gender, The Arts, Series Reporting, In-depth Features, Humor, Parenting, Arts Experience reporting for newspapers, magazines, broadcast reporting, web and online reporting.

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339 West K
Benicia, CA  
Phone: 310-562-4187
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Work has previously appeared: May 30, 2009 Current Society of Professional Journalists Award for "First Place Government and Political Reporting" ColorsNW magazine cover story 'History in the Making? Race, Gender and Class on Center Stage in 2008 Presidential Election' "The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles" Multicultural Reporting 'The Dream of a Beautiful Bat Mitzvah' "InterfaithFamily.com" Editorial 'Matzah Sushi' "The Jewish News Weekly of San Francisco" Editorial 'Chicken Soup and Sushi for the Japanese Soul' "The Huffington Post" Political Editorials, Reporting and Commentary during Presidential Elections and current events reporting "Senses", Art Feature about controversial sculptor for International Arts and Culture Magazine 'Flight of the Daedalus' "Babyzone.com" Parenting and Family reporting "Coastal Community Newspapers" The Culver City News, Los Angeles Tribune, Santa Monica Bay Week, Westchester News, Inglewood News, Playa Del Rey News, Brentwood News, The Santa Monica Sun Political, Business, Feature and General assignment News coverage of diverse communities throughout Los Angeles "KCSN" Public Radio Award Winning Reporting of Political, business, breaking news and documentary series reporting Recipient of 'The Edward R. Murrow Award', two 'Golden Mike' Awards and two 'Society of Professional First Place Mark of Excellence' Reporting Awards for "Excellence in Radio Journalism", "Best On-the- Spot News Coverage" and "Best Hard News Series Reporting" Work published and appeared: ColorsNW, The Huffington Post, Senses Magazine, The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles, Interfaithfamily.com, USA Today.com, BecholLashon.org, The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles, Political Irony.com, Babyzone.com, Salon.com, Syndicated News.com, Digg.com, RadarBlue.com, The Benicia Herald, SocialMedian.com, Syndicated News.com

To write interesting, challenging investigative and feature articles about politics, social issues and the arts in a reflective, provocative, responsible and professional manner that enlightens and engages the reader. Award-winning investigative journalist with experience reporting for print, broadcast and the web including hard news, features and op-eds for newspapers, magazines, public radio and websites. Recipient of "The Edward R. Murrow Award, three "Society of Professional Journalists First Place Mark of Excellence" Awards including one just this May 2009 for 'Best Political and Government Reporting', two "Golden Mike" Awards and "The Los Angeles Press Club" Award for 'Excellence in Hard-News' reporting.

Last updated: 10/18/2016 (-51)

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