Reporter, NOLA.com/The Times Picayune (New Orleans, La.)
Race, class, gender and the present relevance of home economics class Judge
Danielle Dreilinger has covered New Orleans education for NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune since 2012, focusing on the complexities of regulations in the school system. She was previously based in Boston where she produced the local news website for the public broadcaster WGBH and wrote for The Boston Globe. She began her career covering the arts for several print publications as well as for Boston NPR affiliate WBUR, where she was part of the team that won the station’s first Online Journalism Award. In 2016, Dreilinger received an Education Writers Association fellowship to follow post-Katrina New Orleans public school graduates into college. She holds a bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Columbia University in English and psychology.