Hanaa’ Tameez is a journalist, writer, and editor based in Boston, Massachusetts.
She’s currently a staff writer for the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University where she covers innovation in the news media industry.
Hanaa’ was previously the newsletters editor for local media startup WhereBy.Us and the diversity reporter for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in Texas where she covered race, identity and social equity in one of the country’s most conservative counties. Her work has appeared in The Juggernaut, Animal Político, The Wall Street Journal, Americas Quarterly, and other publications.
She holds an M.A. from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism with a concentration in bilingual journalism. Hanaa’ graduated from Stony Brook University with a B.A. in journalism and Spanish Language & Literature. She speaks English, Spanish, and Urdu.
Her journalism-related interests include: unique business models for news, audience engagement strategies, newsletter innovation, race, identity, inequality, culture, Latin America, and South Asia.
Non-journalism related interests include: coffee, skincare, reggaetón, soccer, learning languages, Latin American and South Asian history, and always ordering at least one dessert.
Hanaa’ is Pakistani American and uses the pronouns she/her/hers.