Mallory Black, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, is a freelance writer based out of San Diego, California. Her stories on Native American communities in the areas of culture, health and the environment have been published by the Native Health News Alliance, Native Peoples Magazine and by the American Heart Association’s Voices for Healthy Kids Initiative.
Mallory earned a master’s degree in journalism from the Medill School at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in communication and minor in peace and justice studies from Utah Valley University. Now based in California, Mallory also serves as the Communications Specialist for the San Diego State University Division of Student Affairs. As a member of the Native American Journalists Association and the Society of Professional Journalists, Mallory is also a former National Press Foundation fellow.