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Maya Brown

Journalist

Location icon United States

I am a Journalism student pursuing a career in Broadcast Journalism, with a passion for social justice and to become a reporter. I have interned for the Long Island Herald, the Office of Communications and Marketing at Stony Brook University and Long Island Weekly Community Newspapers.

Portfolio
The Statesman
09/12/2019
Former SBU President Stanley faces threats at MSU - The Statesman

Former Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. has faced two terrorist threats since starting his tenure as the 21st president at Michigan State University (MSU) on Aug. 1. On Sept. 6, Stanley and about 400 others were forced to evacuate from an MSU Board of Trustees meeting because of a bomb threat, according to Capt.

The Statesman
08/20/2019
Jade Diaz, SBU graduate and loving friend, dies at 22 - The Statesman

Jade Idalis Diaz, loving friend and recent Stony Brook University graduate, died at the age of 22 on June 18. Jade's family wished to keep the cause of death private. Diaz was born on April 4, 1997 in Manhattan, N.Y. to Ana Maria Arias and Juan Pablo Diaz.

Long Island Weekly
08/14/2019
Old Bethpage Hosts A Call To Action To End Gun Violence - Long Island Weekly

More than 150 people, including representatives from Long Island, several activist groups and community members came together to rally against gun violence on Aug. 7, at Haypath Park in Old Bethpage. The event, Call to Action to End Gun Violence, was hosted by State Senators Anna M.

The Levittown Tribune
07/24/2019
The Road To Recovery In Levittown

This is the second part of an investigation into Levittown's opioid problem, as Joseph Wolkin and I spoke to those who have been addicted, breaking down how they started and how they were eventually saved.

The Statesman
05/28/2019
President Stanley to leave for Michigan State University - The Statesman

President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. announced that he will be leaving Stony Brook at the end of July in a campuswide email sent out on Tuesday, May 28. He will be taking over as president at Michigan State University (MSU), which named him presidential designee at a board meeting held only an hour before Stony Brook announced Stanley's new position.

The Statesman
04/24/2019
Michael Mann discusses climate change in the age of Trump - The Statesman

Dr. Michael E. Mann, a prominent climate scientist, geophysicist and professor of atmospheric science at Pennsylvania State University, came to Stony Brook University's Earthstock celebration on Friday, April 19, where he was the university's keynote speaker. Mann met with The Statesman and other student journalists for an interview, where he talked about climate denial in the age of President Donald Trump.

SBU News
04/18/2019
Root to Stem Dinner Brings Awareness to Campus | | SBU News

Sustainability, reducing food waste and environmentally friendly cooking were on the lesson plan for guests of the Faculty Student Association's (FSA) first-ever Root to Stem VIP Dinner on April 8, when Guest Chef Jehangir Mehta, Food Network's Next Iron Chef, was on hand to give attendees a taste of root to stem cooking.

Herald Community Newspapers
03/23/2018
Approximately 200 students walk out

Students huddled in circles, holding signs with messages like "Enough is enough" and "One student is worth more than all the guns on earth." Freeport High School students wore orange and yellow on National School Walkout on March 14 to show their support to the victims of the Parkland, Fla.