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Emily is a freelance journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya who works in radio, video, print, and photography. Since graduating from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in 2010, she has reported in New York, Indonesia, Burma, India, and around East Africa for various outlets including AFP and PRI’s The World. Growing up in Massachusetts, she was a high school cross country runner and fondly remembers handing out cups of water and orange slices on Marathon Monday as a kid. Last year she ran her first half marathon in Central Park with NYCRUNS. You can follow her travels and ongoing reporting projects on her Instagram account @emilyjreports.