Carolyn Copeland

Copy Editor & Staff Reporter

Carolyn Copeland (she/her) is a copy editor and staff reporter at Prism. Carolyn is a passionate journalist and broadcasting professional with more than a decade of diverse experience in print and broadcast media. Some of her written work can be found in the San Francisco Chronicle, HuffPost, Palo Alto Weekly, San Francisco Examiner, Popsugar, and blog sites.

Carolyn spent several years as a news writer for the San Francisco ABC News television affiliate, ABC7. She also produced several political news talk shows for KGO 810AM Radio, where she was responsible for booking high-profile politicians, celebrities, and newsmakers. On the side, she assists podcast hosts in booking guests for their shows.

Carolyn is a self described “news junkie” well-versed in local, state, national, and international news.


How Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors uses art and organizing to fight for justice

Nearly seven years after launching one of the most meaningful racial justice movements in modern history, Patrisse...

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Amid coronavirus pandemic, Hispanic National Bar Association condemns anti-Asian bigotry

At a time when anti-Asian discrimination has been heightened due to COVID-19, more groups are stepping into...

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'I'm dreaming as big as I can': A Q&A with human rights activist Rukia Lumumba

Rukia Lumumba has no plans to slow down. The Mississippi native has spent her life as an...

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Stop trying to make 'Blexit' happen. Black people aren't abandoning the Democratic Party en masse

As election season begins to heat up, both sides of the political aisle are making an effort...

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