Meet the New Assistant Op-Ed Editor at LA Times: Nafeesa Syeed and Yes, she's Looking to Hear from You.
First day @latimesopinion. Op-eds, personal essays, narrative writing, graphics, visual art. We do it all. Tell me your favorite writers--established and emerging--and send me folks with great stories. Esp interested in stories with California angles. DM or email@example.com and can share other details from there. https://www.latimes.
Nafeesa Syeed holds the position of Assistant Op-Ed editor at the Los Angeles Times. She’s also a visiting scholar at UCLA’s International Institute. Her previous roles include serving as national security reporter and Middle East correspondent at Bloomberg News; staff writer at the Associated Press. She’s been a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania. Syeed has a bachelor’s from Georgetown University and a master’s in comparative literature from SOAS, University of London.