Amy Lieberman is a journalist from New York City. She has reported from the United Nations Headquarters and from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Nepal and Thailand over the past six years for a variety of news outlets. Her political coverage mostly spotlights marginalized issues and voices.

She is presently working as a post-graduate investigative reporting fellow at Columbia Journalism School, embarking with a small team on a large international project on the environment.

In 2013, she completed a seven-month investigative project, with support from the Fund for Investigative Journalism, on abuse transgender women face in U.S. immigration detention facilities, and challenges for transgender female women and migrants in Mexico. Her reporting took her from New York City to Mexico City, the southern Mexican border and to a jail in Santa Ana, Calif.

She earned her Master of Arts degree, specializing in politics and government, from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in May 2014.  There she earned awards for best politics thesis and best international reporting. She graduated from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2008, with honors.

Here you can find samples of her articles and photography. You can also contact her at and follow her on Twitter @amydlieberman