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.
Alyssa, along with Will Evans, won the 2018 IRE Radio Award for their investigation on Tesla’s misreporting of factory workers’ injuries. She was also awarded a prestigious 2018 Third Coast International Audio award for Radio Impact for their Tesla story. She was one of the recipients of the Sidney Hillman awards in 2018, along with Will Evans, for the Tesla investigation as well.
In 2017, she was the Asian American Journalists Association recipient of the student General Excellence award for a story on immigration and adoption.
And in 21016, Alyssa was the winner of AAJA award on AAPI issues around immigration. 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.
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 also proficient in Korean and Spanish.