Mariah Stewart is a St. Louis-based journalist who currently covers diversity and inclusion in higher education and independent schools for national magazines, INSIGHT Into Diversity and DiversityIS.
In 2014, Stewart plunged into the journalism industry following a crowdfunded campaign for her continued coverage of Ferguson, Mo and the St. Louis region where she covered social justice for The Huffington Post and community news for The St. Louis American.
Stewart's work has been published in multiple outlets including, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Crisis Magazine, St. Louis Publis Radio, and The Guardian. Her stories on protests, the justice system, and local courts have been nominated for the ArchCity Defenders 2017 Excellence in Poverty Journalism Awards and the National Association of Black Journalists 2016 Salute to Excellence Awards.
Her reporting has led her to speak at the 2017 SXSW interactive panel and keynote at the 2014 Online News Association conference.
You can contact Stewart via email at [email protected] or [email protected]
“Be content to stand in the light, and let the shadow fall where it will.”
- Maria W. Stewart