maya lau copy 2I’m a reporter at The Los Angeles Times covering the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. Most recently, I was a reporter at The Advocate, Louisiana’s largest daily newspaper, based at its headquarters in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. I came from The Shreveport Times, where I also covered criminal justice and public safety.

Formerly, I was a news assistant and blog editor at The New York Times Magazine in New York. Before that, I served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the West African country of Senegal; my writing from there was featured at The Huffington Post. I graduated from Vassar College and am originally from San Diego.

My work: Writing/reporting | Editing

I’m always looking for story ideas. Please drop me a line.

Contact: lau.maya (at) gmail.com

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