Anna Therese Day


Anna Therese Day is an award-winning independent journalist. She is a 2016 Truman National Security Project fellow, 2016 adjunct professor at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, a 2013 Fulbright Fellow, a 2012 United Nations Press Fellow, and was named one of Google Zeitgeist's top 30 Great Young Minds of Our Time in 2011. Day is a regular contributor to The New York Times Women in the World. The Shorty Awards for Social Media recognized her as one of the Top 10 journalists of the Year at their 2013 and 2014 awards.

Recently, she was named a national finalist for Running Start's Emerging Young Leader Awards and selected as one of's #Mic50 Millennial Leaders 2015 list. In 2015, Day became a global brand ambassador for Skype's "The Things We Can Do" English-language campaign.

Anna has reported from all over the Middle East and north Africa, India, Brazil and Mexico. Her work has been featured in a variety of media outlets, including The New York Times, CNN, VICE, Al Jazeera, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, and numerous print outlets, translated into Arabic, English, Hebrew, and Spanish.

Day is a founding board member of The Frontline Freelance Register, a representative body for freelance conflict journalists organized by freelance conflict journalists.