Posts by Marissa Evans

About Marissa Evans

Marissa Evans is a D.C. based journalist focused on health policy, women's health issues and politics. Her work has appeared with Cosmopolitan for Latinas, Kaiser Health News, The Seattle Times, The Washington Post, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, U-T San Diego, The Star Tribune, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service and BusinessJournalism.org. Tweet her at @marissaaevans or email her marissa@marissaevans.com.

Mark Luckie on keeping up with Black Twitter and covering it

Screen shot, Medium It’s been a busy few months for Mark Luckie. In May he announced that he was leaving his post as Twitter’s manager of journalism and news to finish writing his book "DO U." and to figure out what’s next. Earlier this month, he launched Today In #BlackTwitter, a news digest meant … Read More

What journalists should know before taking a buyout

Buyouts have become commonplace in the journalism industry. For instance, The New York Times announced it was requesting 100 voluntary buyouts last year and the Chicago Sun-Times announced earlier this month it plans to cut 22 percent of newsroom staff through buyouts and layoffs. Experts say there are things journalists should consider before signing a buyout or severance agreement with … Read More