Erin Stone is a journalist who focuses on the social, environmental, and economic realities people face in the contemporary world, particularly rural areas. Her work has appeared in National Geographic, Mother Jones, and the East Bay Express, among others. She is also a freelance fact-checker, regularly working with publications such as National Geographic Magazine and The California Sunday Magazine.
Erin believes in the power of storytelling to foster empathy and spur real change. With the conviction that healing begins with being heard, she strives to report on people who are often overlooked and issues that are sparsely covered. She is currently pursuing her Master's at UC Berkeley School of Journalism, with a focus on narrative writing and investigative reporting.
Erin is available for reporting assignments in the Western U.S. She is also available for fact-checking and research assignments. Reach her at erinstone7 [@] gmail [dot] com. Tips? DM her on Twitter: @Erstone7. She is on Signal.