Jakob Lazzaro

My Work


As an Editorial Intern at CalMatters, I focus on covering housing and transportation policy in California. I pitch and report web stories as well as audio features in conjunction with media partners and also assist with the recording and editing of Gimme Shelter, the CalMatters housing podcast. Read or listen to my work here.

90.5 WESA

As a Newsroom Intern at WESA, I pitched and reported short, general assignment stories as well as longer features for broadcast and publication online. Read and listen to my work here.

Medill on the Hill

As a Politics Reporter at Medill News Service, I covered Congress, the White House, and anything political happening in Washington, D.C. My work has also been published in USA TODAY, The Bend Bulletin, The Frederick News-Post, and three times with UPI

Charleston City Paper

Charleston’s alt-weekly, locally-owned and independent since 1997. As an intern, I maintained the events calendar and covered local arts and culture news. You can read my work here. I also wrote City Picks, which are short pieces about upcoming events in Charleston that are printed in each weekly paper and are readable online under the City Picks section.

North By Northwestern

Northwestern University’s independent, student published daily online news magazine. I hosted the podcast Can’t Let Go, created episodes for AskNBN and wrote for the politics section. Most recently Executive Editor, I was also formerly a Managing Editor and Audio Section Editor. Read or listen to my work here.

Medill Work

As a Medill student, I produce a lot of content for class assignments. I showcase the best of that here.