Bella Davis is an Indigenous affairs reporter at New Mexico In Depth, a position made possible in part by the national organization Report for America. She is Yurok and was born in Eureka, California but grew up in central New Mexico. She previously reported on cannabis, local government and other issues for the Santa Fe Reporter. Before that, she did a one-year reporting fellowship with New Mexico In Depth. Bella got her start in journalism at her college newspaper, which she joined at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the summer of 2020, she primarily covered protests spurred by the police murder of George Floyd. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of New Mexico.
- Fund for Indigenous Journalists: Reporting on Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Two-Spirit, Transgender People (MMIWG2T)