Danielle Preiss is a freelance print and radio journalist. Danielle has reported from the US, Europe and South Asia, particularly Nepal. She has been a frequent contributor to NPR from Nepal.  Her work has also been featured in the Atlantic, Time, PRI, Quartz, Vice and Himal Southasian, among others. She often reports on human rights, health, the environment and development.

Danielle first lived in Nepal through a Fulbright grant to research the drug rehabilitation system in Kathmandu. She’s since returned often, including a stint working for the English daily The Kathmandu Post, among various other odd jobs.

Danielle graduated from the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University with a MA degree in magazine, newspaper and online journalism. She simultaneously completed a MS in environmental science at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Her thesis examined the relationship between place and well-being for Bhutanese refugees engaged in community gardening.