Hello! My name is Julia Métraux. I'm currently a fellow at Mother Jones. My LinkedIn with my work history can be found here. You can also subscribe to my monthly free newsletter with journalism updates.
My Mother Jones email is firstname.lastname@example.org. I always appreciate hearing story ideas.
For non-Mother Jones related work, email me at email@example.com. I'm open for article assignments!
Before finishing my master's degree at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism in May 2023, I was a part-time reporter at Richmond Pulse, a regular contributor to Everyday Health, a blogger for JSTOR Daily, an editorial intern at DAME Magazine, a regular contributor to Verywell Health, and a contributing editor/editorial assistant at Narratively.
My work has been published in Allure, Bitch Media, Business Insider, California Health Report, Discover Magazine, Electric Literature, Fast Company, Fatherly, Fortune Magazine, Folks by Pillpack, Gizmodo, Healthline, Health.com, HuffPost, Insider, MindSite News, Poynter, The Progressive Magazine, Rewire News Group, Stat News, and other places.
I've also done copyrighting work for AHIMA Foundation.
Clips on this website are some of my personal favorites.
Some fun facts about me:
1. I'm bilingual! I speak English and French
2. I love writing about a wide range of topics – some of my main beats are disability, pop culture, leftist activism, and chronic illness.