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Emily Scott/WHYY

Emily Scott is a multimedia producer for WHYY News. A 2018 graduate of the journalism program at Temple University, Emily was formerly an intern in the WHYY newsroom. She was an editor for The Temple News, Temple University’s student-run weekly newspaper. Emily also is an alum of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies radio program in Portland, Maine, and a 2017 winner of the Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition.

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Counting Philly’s Cambodians in the 2020 census: ‘We aren’t invisible’

“The biggest push will be them understanding that it’s safe, it’s protected and it will be a positive impact for us,” Sarun Chan said.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

Visiting Bucks County’s new ‘Trump Store’ on Presidents Day Weekend

Beyond offering the chance to grab $20 hats and $5 pins, the new shop also served as a gathering space for Trump-supporting conservatives to flaunt their pride without any disruption from left-leaning Democrats.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

‘A new era for Philly’: Spanish-speaking Catholics praise Hispanic archbishop

The phone at St. Patrick’s, where roughly the majority of parishioners speak Spanish, rang all day long with churchgoers who are ecstatic over the appointment of a Hispanic archbishop.

By Aaron Moselle/WHYY and Emily Scott/WHYY

‘We cannot wait:’ Philly area youth tackle gun violence, climate change at this year’s Women’s March

“We’re learning from (adults') mistakes and trying to be a better generation.”
By Emily Scott/WHYY

Philly Boricuas rally to help Puerto Rican quake victims, one backpack at a time

A grassroots collective of Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia is asking for donations of 1,500 emergency preparedness backpacks that will be sent to local nonprofits in areas on the island hit hardest by the quakes.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

At Philly 2020 census summit, neighborhood leaders train to be ‘trusted messengers’

With less than five months left until Census Day on April 1, Philly Counts’ leadership summit focused on what census engagement should look like on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood level.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

As Mother Bethel burial ground gets historical marker, community reflects on those forgotten

The Bethel Burying Ground is considered one of the country’s first independent cemeteries for free African-Americans.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

2 out of 5 Asian Pacific American households in Pa. risk going uncounted in census

Roughly 40% of Pennsylvania’s Asian American and Pacific Islander community is at risk of going uncounted in the 2020 census, according to Governor Wolf’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

After shooting standoff, a sermon of hope and love for community rocked by gun violence

"We are not going to be scared because of one man’s action"
By Emily Scott/WHYY
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