Patrice Peck is a multi-hyphenate creative with a 10-plus year background in reporting, cultural criticism, on-camera hosting, and multimedia production. Her cross-platform work centers on amplifying underreported stories at the intersection of race, culture, and identity and can be found at The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, MSNBC, Vogue, Elle, Wired, Businessweek, Cosmopolitan and more. She currently freelances and runs The Wakeful, a newsletter spotlighting the latest news about Black girls and women.

In April 2020, she launched the newsletter Coronavirus News for Black Folks, which has been spotlighted by WIRED Magazine, Nieman Journalism Lab, CBS News, and The Root, among others. She was also recognized alongside Dr. Antohony Fauci, Al Gore, Ava DuVernay, and Swizz Beatz on WIRED25, an annual list highlighting people who are making the world a better place.

Patrice has a bachelor's degree in English and Black Studies from Amherst College, a master's degree in journalism from NYU, and lives in both Los Angeles and Brooklyn.

preferred pronouns: she/her

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