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Freelance Journalist Independent
Nastasya Tay is an independent broadcast journalist, writer and multimedia producer based between Southern and East Africa, covering breaking news, but with a passion for telling in-depth stories. She has reported from more than fifteen countries, specializing in issues affecting Africa, the environment, health and development. Her work has appeared in publications including The Guardian, the Sydney Morning Herald, Marie Claire magazine, The Economist, The Independent, the Washington Post, and every major South African newspaper. Nastasya also reports and produces for the Associated Press, BBC, ITV (UK), Nine Network Australia, RTE (Ireland), Public Radio International and eNews Channel Africa, as well as having worked with NBC Dateline. Her work as the Features & Investigative Reporter at Eyewitness News in South Africa was nominated in 2011 for the country’s most highly regarded radio documentary award.
She sits on the board of the Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Southern Africa.