Mary is an independent freelance journalist who reports on climate change, the environment, and global aid and development. She is currently reporting in Tanzania with the support of the International Reporting Project.
She is a former correspondent for Reuters, where her stories regularly reached a global audience and appeared in publications like the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Guardian. She has discussed her work on MSNBC and KCRW, Southern California’s largest NPR affiliate, among other outlets.
She has also been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Huffington Post, NPR, American Public Media’s On Being, the Knight Chair in Media and Religion blog, and elsewhere.
A graduate of the University of Southern California’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she was an Annenberg Fellow, she also holds a BA in Foreign Affairs and French from the University of Virginia, where she was an Echols Scholar.
She has lived and worked in Morocco, Senegal, and Uganda, and has a passion for embarking on adventures the world over.
She can be contacted at maryslosson [at] gmail [dot] com.