Bio & Contact

Ansel Herz is a staff writer at Seattle’s The Stranger newspaper. His work has been published by ABC News, The Nation Magazine, the New York Daily News, and Al Jazeera English, among other publications and broadcast outlets. He’s appeared on CNN and Democracy Now! and has produced video for Agence France Presse, PBS NewsHour, and ITV.

A Seattle native and survivor of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Ansel is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin School of Journalism and the University of Washington Early Entrance Program. He believes reporters should, as Amy Goodman says, “go to where the silence is.”

Ansel also does some web development stuff, particularly with WordPress.

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