Lylah M. Alphonse

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Lylah M. Alphonse (Photo by Michael Saunders)
Lylah M. Alphonse (Photo by Michael Saunders)

Lylah M. Alphonse (born 1972 in Princeton, New Jersey) is an American journalist.

Education[edit]

A graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University,[1] Alphonse was inducted to the Newhouse School's Alumni Hall of Fame in 2000.[2]

Career[edit]

In 1994, Alphonse began working as an editor at The Boston Globe in Boston, where she eventually became a member of the newspaper's Sunday magazine staff.[3] She also wrote frequently for their Travel,[4] Food,[5] National & Foreign News, and Living/Arts[6] sections. She has also been Consulting Editor for the Fezana Journal,[7] Managing Editor at Work It, Mom!,[8] and Senior Editor and Writer at Yahoo.com,[9] where she covered news, parenting trends, health, women's issues,[10] and politics and interviewed First Lady Michelle Obama,[11] presidential advisor Valerie Jarrett,[12] and others.

She became the Managing Editor for Special Reports at U.S. News & World Report in June 2013, and was promoted to Managing Editor for News a year later.[13][14] She is currently the Managing Editor for Government Rankings/News.

Alphonse formerly wrote the blog The 36-Hour Day blog[15] and Write. Edit. Repeat.,[16] is the author of "Triumph Over Discrimination: The Life Story of Farhang Mehr"[17] (ISBN 0-9709937-0-6), and has contributed articles to Our Times (5th edition, Bedford Books, 1998) and Interactions: A Thematic Reader (Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999).[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alumni - Newspaper and Online Journalism, Bachelor's - Newhouse School - Syracuse University - Syracuse University". Newhouse School - Syracuse University. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-04-18. Retrieved 2016-03-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Magazine 10/14/2018 - The Boston Globe". BostonGlobe.com. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Globe-trotting". Boston.com. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Boston Food and Restaurant News". Boston.com. 12 October 2018. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Books - The Boston Globe Book Reviews and Best Sellers Lists". Boston.com. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  7. ^ "FEZANA - Fezana Journal". Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  8. ^ www.blubolt.com, blubolt Design,. "Working Moms - Working Mothers Community - Work It, Mom!". www.workitmom.com. Retrieved 12 October 2018.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  9. ^ "Yahoo". Yahoo. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  10. ^ "Working Closer with Women Online". 1 February 2011. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  11. ^ [1]
  12. ^ The Obama White House (30 March 2011). "Open for Questions: Women in America". Retrieved 12 October 2018 – via YouTube.
  13. ^ [2]
  14. ^ "Inside U.S. News and World Report with Managing Editor Lylah Alphonse - American Journalism Review". 7 May 2015. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  15. ^ www.blubolt.com, blubolt Design,. "The 36-Hour Day - Work It, Mom!". www.workitmom.com. Retrieved 12 October 2018.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  16. ^ "About Lylah M. Alphonse". writeeditrepeat.blogspot.com. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  17. ^ Alphonse, Lylah M. (22 December 2000). "Triumph Over Discrimination: The Life Story of Farhang Mehr". Lylah M. Alphonse. Retrieved 12 October 2018 – via Amazon.
  18. ^ "Lylah M. Alphonse". writeeditrepeat.blogspot.com. Retrieved 12 October 2018.