Eliza Barclay is a reporter, photographer, and multimedia producer. Currently based in Washington, DC, she reports on a range of issues including public health, the environment, immigration, economic development and food. For three years she was based in Mexico City, first as a correspondent for United Press International and then as a freelancer. She is fluent in Spanish and can just squeak by in Portuguese. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Washington Post, FORTUNE, National Geographic News, The Lancet and several other publications. She has received fellowships from the International Reporting Project and the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting and has trained and mentored African journalists on covering HIV/AIDS with the media development organization Internews. She received a B.S. from the University of California-Berkeley and is working on a M.A. from Johns Hopkins University.