Brittany Schell

Brittany Schell is a health and environment reporter for Oakland North and a student at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism. She previously studied at American University in Washington, D.C., where she worked for the campus newspaper and also as a financial reporting intern for the Bureau of National Affairs. After graduating in 2009, Brittany received a fellowship from The Media Consortium to work with OneWorld.net in both an editorial and reporting capacity. She also spent two years abroad in France, honing her language skills and traveling to Morocco, Jordan, Bulgaria and many European countries. Brittany is passionate about environmental and public health issues, especially agriculture and food-related topics.

Stories by Brittany

Birds on the Bay Bridge

Of all the birds that nest on or around the Bay Bridge—gulls, terns, pelicans, pigeons, falcons, hummingbirds—Lauren Bingham is most concerned with the cormorants. It’s...

Oakland by the ZIP code: Photos from the 94602

Enjoy this week's photo gallery for The Pulse of Oakland project—this week’s featured ZIP code is 94602 in East Oakland. The area includes the Dimond...

Oakland by the ZIP code: Photos from the 94601

Welcome to the debut photo gallery for The Pulse of Oakland. Oakland North reporters will be taking photographs documenting each of the ZIP codes in...

Gimme Props: An Interactive Guide to California’s Propositions

What is Gimme Props? The simplest answer is an experiment. We experimented here with data visualization, with quizzes, with games, and with interactives. Can you...