Finding the Story

My journalistic work includes blog posts, multimedia packages, engaging Q&As, and in-depth features. Below are select clips. To view more examples, please see my portfolio on

This VR Film Shows the Beauty Hidden Within Africa's Largest Slum

"My Beautiful Home," an immersive experience created by young filmmaker Romain Vakilitabar, uncovers the energy and sense of community inside Kibera, Kenya.

Discovery News on

10 Most Surprising Uses for Fitness Trackers

These handy devices can also perform unexpected feats, such as automatically turning on your lights, matchmaking and even recording potentially life-saving data. Here's a look at some of those surprising features.

Tom's Guide

Body Bioelectronics:
5 Technologies that Could Flex with You

Innovations in soft materials and electronics are helping researchers create wearable electronic patches.

Live Science


Journalism Skills

  • Reporting, writing, and editing journalistic content
  • Feature writing
  • Blogging
  • Conducting interviews for text, audio, and video formats
  • Web content writing and editing, including basic HTML
  • Vetting and hiring freelance pros for large editorial projects
  • Video direction
  • Live tweeting
  • Producing photo and audio slide shows

Production Capabilities

  • Recording and editing audio
  • Fact checking
  • Copy editing
  • Photo editing

Alyssa is extremely conscientious about her work and her writing. She pays careful attention to details and her reporting is impeccable.
— Tracy Staedter
For every assignment I brought to her while I was editor-in-chief of Public Utilities Fortnightly, Alyssa demonstrated responsibility, sensitivity, passion, and commitment to doing an outstanding job.
— Michael Burr
Alyssa quickly became one of my go-to writers at Natural Health. She has a lively, smart writing style.
— Christine Richmond
A meticulous and enthusiastic researcher and imaginative writer, Alyssa Danigelis can expertly synthesize complicated and wide-ranging story elements into a clear and engaging narrative.
— Alison Hockenberry