2023 OCEAN REPORTING FELLOW (AMERICAS)
Alexandra Talty is a multi-media journalist based in Southampton, United States. Reporting on marine environments and climate change, she will be investigating the nascent American seaweed industry for Civil Eats.
A former Knight-Wallace fellow, her writing appears in The New York Times, The Guardian, Outside Magazine, and elsewhere. In 2019, she was named a National Press Foundation Fellow for Food and Agriculture. She is the host of the Long Island TV show “South Fork Sea Farmers” on LTV East Hampton.
Based in the Middle East for seven years, her work investigating LGBTQ+ rights in Lebanon won a Los Angeles Press Club Award. In her free time, she operates a hobby oyster farm.