Alyssa Jeong Perry is an award-winning Bay Area reporter with a love for audio and narrative storytelling. Her words can be found in The Nation, The Guardian US, Jezebel, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and other outlets. And her voice can be heard on NPR and PRI's The World, and stations like WNYC and KQED.
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 was the winner of the 2016 Asian American Journalist Association National Student Award. 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 immigration, international adoption, race, criminal justice, social issues, business/tech, and various other topics. She is also proficient in Korean and Spanish.
Please feel free to reach out to her with story ideas, projects, etc.