McKenna Moore

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The American Lawyer

I covered big law for The American Lawyer and other law publications owned by ALM, LLC the summer after my junior year at Syracuse University. Subjects I wrote about included law industry news, law intelligence and data, attorney profiles, and pro bono work.

In Trump Era, Akin Gump's New Pro Bono Counsel Eyes Challenges

Orrick develops new role in bet on hot field of impact finance

Kirkland bankruptcy partner gives back amid cancer battle

The richest law firms do more pro bono

Latham partner's lawyer cites 'dog racism' in condo dispute

This year, fewer but better-paid summer associates

Lifetime Achiever: Donald Flexner, Boies Schiller Flexner

The NewsHouse

I am the Lead News Producer for the NewsHouse, a multimedia news website run for and by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. I have covered lead poisoning, local politics, campus news, and health.

High lead poisoning rates among children in Syracuse target poor people of color

Nonprofits on Syracuse’s West Side to send donations to Puerto Rico this month

Syracuse mayoral candidates share plans to bring jobs to the Near West Side

Nojaim Brothers Supermarket owner hopes to bring food service jobs into Syracuse

The Ashland County Times-Gazette

For my capstone project, which I completed as a sophomore in college, I followed Ohio Governor John Kasich on the 2016 campaign trail leading up to the New Hampshire primary. I scontinued to cover him remotely through the New York primary.

Contested GOP convention could allow opening for Ohio Gov. John Kasich

Kasich secures endorsements preceding New York primary

Voters react to Kasich's thoughts on affordable college tuition

Economic policy takes center stage at Democratic debate

The South Side Stand

The Stand is a community newspaper based in Syracuse, NY. It is written by and for residents of the South Side of the city in conjunction with students at S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

The almost century-old Nojaim Brothers Supermarket to close this month

The Daily Orange

The Daily Orange is Syracuse University's award-winning, independent student-run newspaper. As a staff writer, I have covered events, university initiatives, business, healthcare, and politics. I have also written an "Ask the Experts" series speaking with academics about topics in the news.

Ask the Experts: Is Colin Kaepernick right in not standing during the national anthem?

Turner Semester offers graduate students professional experiences in LA

Professor weighs in on Snapchat going public

Bea González, new Posse liaison, plans to redefine Posse on SU campus

Professors give their takes on alt-right political movement

NASA director breaks down Paris Climate Agreement

SU professors on AT&T and Time Warner merger

What happens now that mores states voted for marijuana legalization?

How does the Electoral College work?

Jerk Magazine

Jerk is the premier monthly print publication at Syracuse University. The magazine has a distinct voice and penchant for taking on controversial social and political issues. I have written print features for the magazine and a "Real Talk" column for the website covering gender, sexual assault, culture, women's health, and humor. I was also front of book editor for the print magazine, creating and editing content for sections called Peeps, Jerk This, 21+/-, Totally Unscientific Poll and Sex in each month's issue.

Jerk Magazine October 2017

Skin Deep

Holding Hollywood accountable for their problematic men

Jerk Magazine December 2017

Everything you need to know about Plan B

The Lala

The Lala is a web publication for college women focused on inspiring, informing, and uplifting them. I covered gender, college life, music, culture, mental health and politics for the Lala.

What it's like being a woman in ROTC

We give him a hard time, but Drake's emotional music is important