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Florence Madenga

Writer/Journalist/Communicator

Location icon United States

Recently graduated from interdisciplinary master's program at NYU: studied human rights, politics and media.
Primarily interested in opportunities in media, nonprofit organizations and/or politics: journalism, advocacy, human rights, nonfiction and communications.
Work has appeared in Gotham magazine, Hamptons, NYU Local, Chimurenga, International Business Times, Buzzfeed Ideas and others.

Really, I just like to talk to people and tell stories.

Portfolio

Essays

Press Releases

Longform Reporting

Narrative.ly
Daisy Jambawo's Sad, Strange Trip

Longform reportage on how African immigrants in the United States send the bodies of their loved ones back home to be buried.

Chimurengachronic
Homeless in the Afterlife

Story on death in the diaspora for African immigrants, particularly the alienating bureaucratic procedures that often delay the passing of bodies from country to country.

Blogging and Reporting

Gotham Magazine
A Social Feast

Short front-of-book magazine article on high profile events, including the New York City Wine and Food Festival.

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