Elly Yu is a reporter at WABE, where she first got her start in public radio as angraduate student intern in 2013. Since then, she’s reported for WNYC, NPR’s Latino USA, and the New York Daily News among others.
In 2014, Elly was an immigration reporting fellow with the Institute of Justice and Journalism. Before her start in news, she worked at a non-profit in Los Angeles that worked with survivors of state-sponsored torture.
Elly holds a bachelor’s in international relations from the University of Southern California, and a master’s in journalism from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, where she co-hosted a podcast. She’s a native of sunny Los Angeles, but is happy to call the South her new home.
Public health experts are concerned about the spread of the coronavirus within multigenerational households. Families of color tend to live in such households more than white families.