Marisa Mazria Katz


Marisa is a New York based writer who has covered culture and politics in cities that include Casablanca, Kabul, Port-au-Prince and Istanbul. Her work has been featured in several publications, such as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Time, Vogue and the New York Times. In addition to her writing, she ran a U.S. State Department-sponsored program in Casablanca that taught journalism and blogging to marginalized youth. Marisa was the founding editor of Creative Times Reports, a website from the public art non-profit Creative Time, which co-published artists’ work with The Guardian, Al Jazeera America, Foreign Policy, The New Yorker, Slate, Salon, The Intercept, and many more. Today, Marisa is the Editorial Producer for Eyebeam’s new R&D Program for the Future of Journalism, a new pilot program that takes an artist-led approach to fighting misinformation and fake news. The program is funded in part by Craig Newmark Philanthropies and implemented in partnership with The Brown Institute at the Columbia School of Journalism.