Tanzina Vega

Tanzina Vega

Biography

Tanzina Vega is the host of The Takeaway from WNYC and PRX. She reports and speaks on issues of race, media, and inequality in the United States. She is also an Eisner Fellow at the Nation Institute, author of the forthcoming book Uppity, and a Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University. Tanzina has contributed to CNN, CNNMoney, WNYC Radio, Reuters television, Billboard Magazine, and The New York Times, where she won an Emmy for outstanding new approaches in documentary media and various awards from the National Press Photographers Association. NPR’s Code Switch called her one of their “Journalists — Of Color! — To Watch,” and The Huffington Post listed Tanzina as one of the 40 top Latinos in American media.

Listen to The Takeaway on WNYC.

Photo Credit: Matthew Septimus


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