Mary Steffenhagen

Mary Steffenhagen is an Associate Producer for The Takeaway.

Mary Steffenhagen is a temporary Associate Producer for The Takeaway. Prior to joining WNYC, Mary reported on schools and students, online disinformation, labor organizing, and social justice movements for national and international outlets as a freelancer. She also helped produce a weekly news show at Coda Story as a summer intern. She earned the Sidney Hillman Foundation's Hillman Award for her excellence in covering social justice issues in 2022 and completed her masters' in audio, investigative and urban journalism from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY in 2021.

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