Julianne McShane is a freelance journalist who reports through the lenses of gender and inequity for publications including the Lily at the Washington Post, the New York Times, NBC News, and the Guardian. She has covered how gender- and race-based inequities manifest through politics, policy, health and science, technology, the economy, arts and culture, and sports. Julianne started her journalism career as a local reporter at the Brooklyn Paper, where she spent nearly two years covering seven neighborhoods in southern Brooklyn and received recognition from the New York Press Association for her local coverage.
She holds a Master of Philosophy in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies from the University of Cambridge, and a B.A. in Global Liberal Studies with a concentration in Contemporary Culture and Creative Production and a minor in French from NYU, where she graduated magna cum laude in 2017. She has also completed fellowships with the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford and with Humanity in Action in the Netherlands.