About

Nissa Rhee is an award-winning independent journalist who lives in Chicago. Her work has appeared in a variety of print and radio outlets, including The Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Reader, and Radio Netherlands Worldwide. 

Nissa is the founder and editor of 90 Days, 90 Voices, which tells stories of immigration through print, photography, audio, and videos. The Chicago Headline Club, the largest Society of Professional Journalists chapter in the country, named 90 Days, 90 Voices the “Best Start-Up” of 2017.

Nissa previously worked as an editor at JoongAng Daily in Korea and as a producer at Chicago Public Radio. Her work as a foreign correspondent in South Korea earned her a 2011-2013 Rotary Peace Fellowship at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. She has also served as a Juvenile Justice Reporting Fellow at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a two-time Reporting Fellow at City Bureau in Chicago. From 2017 to 2018, she served as a Gun Violence Reporting Fellow at Columbia University’s Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma. Nissa is also the recipient of a Peter Lisagor award for “Best In-depth Reporting in a Community Newspaper” for her coverage of lead poisoning.

Nissa is frequently interviewed about her her reporting on the radio and in print, and she is available for speaking engagements.

Contact: nissarhee@gmail.com

For publishing inquires, please contact Erika Storella at The Gernert Company: erikas@thegernertco.com

Follow on Twitter @nissarhee

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