Eliza Partika

Eliza Partika (she/her) is a multimedia journalist covering the intersection of health equity and justice. Following her graduation from UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2022, she was a writer for Medscape Medical News and WebMD covering primary care, reproductive health and pediatrics. Today, Eliza is a freelancer for AfroLA, a nonprofit newsroom that reports on L.A. through the lens of Black Angelenos’ experiences, and the Crescenta Valley Weekly, a community newspaper.

Her print, digital, audio, photojournalism and video work has published with UC Irvine, UCLA Health and UC Berkeley Public Health communications, WebMD, The Glendale News Press, The San Marino Tribune, The Benicia Herald, City News Service, KQED, Reveal News, KALW, Cal Matters, Bay Area News Group, and other reputable news sources. Most recently, Eliza partnered with USC Center for Health Journalism on an investigation into delays in ambulance wait times in Los Angeles.

In her free time, Eliza sings, plays her violin and haunts her local library and bookstores. In January 2023, she was props master for a theater production of Into the Woods.

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