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Elijah Wolfson

Elijah Wolfson is an American writer and editor.[1] He is the son of noted academic Elliot Wolfson.

Wolfson was born and raised in Ridgewood, New Jersey and Manhattan, New York. He studied rhetoric and creative writing at the University of California, Berkeley.[2][3][4]

Wolfson began his career as a Senior Editor at Newsweek,[5] where he covered science, health, technology and culture.[6][7][8] He's contributed to The Atlantic,[9][10] Al Jazeera America,[11][12]Vice,[13] and the Huffington Post,[14][15] and has appeared on MSNBC, BBC World News,[16] NPR and other media outlets.[17]

In 2013, Wolfson was awarded a Langeloth Health Journalism Fellows by the John Jay College Center on Media, Crime, and Justice.[18] In 2015, he was awarded an International Reporting Project Fellowship,[19] and covered the Nepal Earthquake of 2015 from the ground.[20] In 2015, Wolfson was also awarded the Metcalf Institute Fellowship[21] and the 2015 Population Institute Global Media Award for his reporting on the relationship between climate change and access to family planning in developing countries.[22]

In 2016, his Newsweek cover story[23] investigated allegations of child abuse at Jewish Chabad school system of New York.[24][25] The story sparked protests.[26][27][28][29]

Wolfson now serves as Deputy Editor at Quartz.[30][31][32]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Elijah Wolfson - Aspen Ideas Festival". Aspen Ideas Festival. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  2. ^ "UC Regents Approve System-Wide Tuition Hikes". Newsweek.com. 20 November 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  3. ^ "Quartz hires ideas editor, markets reporter in London, others - Talking Biz News". talkingbiznews.com. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  4. ^ Guillen, Michael (5 May 2008). "The Evening Class: PFA: WE ARE CINEMA—The Evening Class Interviews With Matt Losada, Elijah Wolfson and Hector Jimenez". Theveningclass.blogspot.com. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  5. ^ "Elijah Wolfson". Newsweek. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  6. ^ Elijah Wolfson (August 12, 2015). "Sex Cells" (PDF). Fnal.gov. Retrieved 2017-08-19. 
  7. ^ Barbara, Guzzetti (27 August 2015). "Handbook of Research on the Societal Impact of Digital Media". IGI Global. Retrieved 19 August 2017 – via Google Books. 
  8. ^ "Newsweek Announces Results of 2015 Green Rankings". Prnewswire.co.uk. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  9. ^ "Seeing red: The 'messy' meanings of how we see color". Minnpost.com. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  10. ^ Wolfson, Elijah. "Elijah Wolfson". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  11. ^ "Elijah Wolfson". america.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  12. ^ Essig, Todd. "Managing The Risks Of Taking Adderall To Enhance Work Performance". Forbes.com. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  13. ^ "Elijah Wolfson". Motherboard. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  14. ^ "Elijah Wolfson | The Huffington Post". Huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  15. ^ Scrivner, L. (24 September 2014). "Becoming Insomniac: How Sleeplessness Alarmed Modernity". Springer. Retrieved 19 August 2017 – via Google Books. 
  16. ^ "BBC World Focus on Africa Newsweek Ebola". Vimeo. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  17. ^ Altman, Anna. "Retweet if You’re Grieving". Op-Talk. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  18. ^ "Amy Solomon, Senior Advisor, Department of Justice; and Hon. Robert Russell, Presiding Judge at Drug Treatment Courts of Buffalo, N.Y. to speak on correctional health care and the Affordable Care Act at John Jay College – CUNY Newswire – CUNY". Cuny.edu. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  19. ^ "Wolfson, Elijah — International Reporting Project". internationalreportingproject.org. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  20. ^ "The poorest Nepalis suffer the most after the 2015 earthquake devastation". Newsweek. 2016-04-21. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  21. ^ "Ten Journalists Awarded Metcalf Institute Fellowship". metcalfinstitute.org. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  22. ^ "The Population Institute". Populationinstitute.org. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  23. ^ "For decades, child abuse was allegedly covered up in Brooklyn's Hasidic community". Newsweek. 3 March 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  24. ^ "Investigating Abuse Allegations in the Chabad School System". Wnyc.org. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  25. ^ "Investigating Abuse Allegations in the Chabad School System". Survivorsforjustice.org. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  26. ^ "Newsweek exposé on alleged Hasidic child abuse sparks Brooklyn protest". Newsweek.com. 18 March 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  27. ^ Lopin, Yerachmiel (18 March 2016). "Why You Should Attend the Sunday Demonstration in Crown Heights against Abuse". Frumfollies.wordpress.com. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  28. ^ "Don't Burn Down the House". collive. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  29. ^ "Like the Catholic Church, the Hasidic Community Has a Child Abuse Problem". Complex. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  30. ^ "Elijah Wolfson — Quartz". Quartz. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  31. ^ "From White House Intern to Quartz Photo Editor". Adweek.com. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 
  32. ^ "Movement at Quartz - Cision". Cision.com. 19 July 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2017.