About

Cassidy McDonald is a freelance journalist living in Beijing, China as a Luce Scholar.

She has written for the New York Times and Wisconsin State Journal, and has interned at 60 Minutes, the CBS News Digital Journalism Unit and the Madison Police Department. At the University of Notre Dame, she studied marketing and journalism, and was Editor-in-Chief of the news monthly, Scholastic.

Her goal is to tell the stories of the most voiceless as they interact with the most powerful policies and systems.