Breanna Reeves

Black Voice News

Reporter Profile

Breanna Reeves is a journalist for Black Voice News, a website and weekly paper in Riverside, California, and uses data-driven reporting to cover issues that affect the lives of Black Californians. Before joining Black Voice News, Reeves earned a master’s degree in politics and communication from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where she wrote for the London Globalist, the student-run international affairs publication. She has worked as a freelancer, covering activism and shining light on social inequality in San Francisco and Los Angeles, her hometown. Reeves honed her reporting skills while covering homelessness, social activism and inequality for the Golden Gate Xpress, the student-run newspaper at San Francisco State University. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in print and online journalism with a minor in international relations.

Beat: Using data to report on disparities in healthcare, the census and more in in Southern California Inland Empire's Black community .

African Americans are disproportionately impacted by Covid-19 because of longstanding racial and economic disparities in the Inland Empire of Southern California. This experienced reporter uses data journalism to capture the interlocking issues of health, economic mobility, housing and food access in communities of color.