Emily Green joined Street Roots as a volunteer and freelance writer in February 2014, and she was hired as its first, full-time reporter 10 months later. Emily's articles have won numerous awards, including seven awards from the Society of Professional Journalists for long-form feature writing and for reporting on the environment and crime and justice. Her work has appeared in street papers spanning the globe, including in Greece, Germany, Portugal, Denmark, Canada, Japan and across the United States.
Emily has a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a focus on news/editorial from the University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication. Locally, her articles have also appeared in Willamette Week and Portland Tribune.