Naomi Shavin

Reporter at the New Republic.

Guest

Has been a Forbes editorial intern and a recent UPenn graduate. Reports on how the job market is changing and on who is moving and shaking it. Studied English literature and creative nonfiction writing and have interned at WXPN in Philadelphia, Parkett magazine’s New York office, British Sky Broadcasting in London, and The New Yorker’s Washington, D.C. bureau. 

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