College/University: B.A. American University; M.S. Columbia University
Shanaz Baksh is a freelance multimedia journalist based in Baltimore. She has shot video for The Wall Street Journal and Forbes and also researched and reported for United Press International, Investigative Reporting Workshop and the Center for Public Integrity.
Her work has also appeared in Colorlines, Mother Jones, Indymedia and The New Republic. Most recently, she was a social media editor and blogger at The Baltimore Sun, where she launched The Darkroom multimedia blog.
Baksh is a co-producer of the independent investigative projects DeportationNation.org and BusinessofDetention.com, which looked at immigration enforcement and detention in the United States.