Quartz hires Asia reporter, Things reporter
Financial news site Quartz has hired two new reporters — one to cover Asia and another for its Things team.
Leslie Nguyen-Okwu is joining the Asia team as a reporter based in Taipei.
Nguyen-Okwu is a Stanford University-educated journalist. Her work has been featured in National Geographic, BBC, Vice and NPR. She serves as a local expert on Taiwan for Lonely Planet and Google. Her reporting includes getting a knife massage in Taiwan and having a magic tattoo done in Cambodia.
Clarisa Diaz is joining the Things team as a reporter based in New York.
She is the senior interaction and graphic designer for New York Public Radio’s newsroom, including Gothamist and WNYC’s Data News & Journalism team. She reports on issues related to design and environmental science. Diaz was named a 2019-2020 Connected Coastlines grantee to report on climate change in NYC with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.