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Katrina Pham

Medill reporting fellow

Pham is a multimedia journalist whose focus is on race and social justice reporting. Most recently, she’s worked for The Yappie as a staff writer and newsletter contributor. There, she reported on solutions for inaccessible mental health care for Southeast Asian American refugees among other topics relating to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Before Borderless, she interned for ABC 7 Chicago’s Race & Culture News team, connecting with community organizations in Chicago to pitch stories for the newsroom.Katrina was born in Chicago, where both her parents settled after arriving in the United States as refugees from Vietnam following the end of the war. These experiences inform Katrina’s work, and she cares deeply about social justice issues.


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