Freelance independent journalist, photographer, and fact-checker, Seattle, Wash.
Wudan Yan is an independent journalist, photographer, and factchecker based in Seattle, Wash. Her writing about science, health, environment, global development, and human rights has appeared in the California Sunday Magazine, Discover, High Country News, Mongabay, the New Yorker, the New York Times, PRI, and STAT News, among others. She has reported throughout Asia in Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand. Her reporting has been supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, UC Berkeley's 11th Hour Food and Farming fellowship, and the Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources. In 2018, she received hostile environment and first aid training.