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Elena Bruess

Health and environment writer
Elena Bruess is a writer and multimedia journalist covering the intersection of health, environment and human rights. She is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism, where she was awarded the Comer Scholarship of Environmental Storytelling and received the 2020 Pulitzer Post-Graduate Fellowship. Her work has appeared in publications such as The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Insider, The Outline, South Side Weekly and Chicago Magazine. She is based in Chicago.


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