Alyssa Jeong Perry is an award-winning Los Angeles-based reporter with a love for audio and narrative storytelling. Her voice can be heard on Reveal, NPR and PRI's The World, and stations like KPCC, WNYC and KQED. And her words can be found in The Nation, The Guardian US, Jezebel and other outlets.
She's currently a health reporter at KPCC. Before that, she was a producer and reporter at KQED. And she is a graduate of UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Class of 2016.
Alyssa is one of the recipients of the Sidney Hillman awards in 2018 for her and Will Evan's investigative reporting about how Tesla left their workers injuries off government logs. She also 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. She was an International Center for Journalists Global Fellow (sponsored by Ford Foundation) where she traveled to Korea to report on U.S. immigration in 2015.
Her reporting focuses on health, race and equity, business/tech, immigration and various other topics.
Alyssa is also proficient in Korean and Spanish.