Alyssa Jeong Perry is an award-winning Bay Area reporter with a love for audio and narrative storytelling. Her voice can be heard on NPR and PRI's The World, and stations like WNYC and KQED. And her words can be found in The Nation, The Guardian US, Jezebel, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and other outlets.
She's an on-call reporter and producer at KQED. And is a graduate of UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Class of 2016.
Alyssa is the 2017 Asian American Journalists Association recipient of the student General Excellence award. And in 21016, she was the winner of AAJA award on AAPI issues. In 2015-2016, she was a Mark Felt Investigative Scholar through the Investigative Reporting Program led by Lowell Bergman. And again in 2015, she was a International Center for Journalists Global Fellow (sponsored by Ford Foundation) where she traveled to Korea to report on U.S. immigration.
Her reporting focuses on race and equity, business/tech, immigration and various other topics. She's also a public policy nerd.
Alyssa is also proficient in Korean and Spanish.
Please feel free to reach out to her with story ideas, projects, etc.