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Emily Neil


Emily Neil is a WHYY News reporter covering Bucks and Montgomery counties. She has been working as a journalist in the Philadelphia region since 2018.

Her work has been published in WHYY News, Billy Penn, Generocity, IJNET, ¡Presente! Media, Religion News Service and The Trace, among other outlets. Emily is also the co-host of “El Café de la Tarde,” a weekly Spanish-language show for Philatinos Radio in South Philly.

Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Emily received her master’s degree in journalism from Columbia Journalism School in 2016. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Middle Eastern studies and a minor in Spanish and Latin American studies from Barnard College in 2014.

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