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Eva Tesfaye

Eva Tesfaye

Journalist | New Orleans Public Radio

Eva Tesfaye was a Kansas City-based reporter covering agriculture, food and water issues for Harvest Public Media and the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk.

Tesfaye, who now works at WWNO in New Orleans, also previously worked at NPR’s daily science podcast Short Wave as a producer, where she reported and hosted episodes about horticulture and energy. Before that, Tesfaye spent a year as an NPR Kroc fellow during which she produced for the newsmagazine Weekend Edition, reported national stories for NPR, produced for a WFIU podcast and reported for the Gulf States Newsroom from WBHM in Birmingham, Alabama.

Tesfaye graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in English. She's an Eritrean-American who grew up in South Africa before moving to the United States.

Follow her on X, formerly known as Twitter, at @EvaRTesfaye.