Life as a New York Journalist with Amir Khafagy

November 26, 2020 00:45:23
Life as a New York Journalist with Amir Khafagy
QC Pod
Life as a New York Journalist with Amir Khafagy
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Show Notes

 In this episode of the QC Pod, we meet Amir Khafagy, freelance journalist and QC graduate with a B.A. and M.A. in Urban Studies from Queens College. Khafagy's writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Vice, Bloomberg, and City Limits. He's the recipient of The New Economics Reporting Fellowship and the Asian American Writers Workshop Open City Fellowship. Born and raised in Jackson Heights, much of his work explores the intersections of Labor, Race, Class, Immigration, and Urban Development. Host Jason Tougaw.

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