Olivia Jane Winters is a freelance journalist for Newsworks' Northwest Philly neighborhoods coverage. Born and raised in Germantown, she attended the Episcopal Academy before earning her bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Missouri.
Along with writing for NewsWorks since 2011, Olivia has worked with newspapers in Missouri and the Philadelphia area.
Olivia also works for an array of nonprofits. Most recently, she returned from London after working for the organization Survival International. In her spare time, Olivia enjoys spending time with her incredibly cuddly dog, traveling, reading and enjoying the wonderful world of food.