Home: Native Angeleno (born and raised in Santa Monica), Boston University graduate (B.A. in political science and B.S. in journalism), Anglophile (studied abroad in London in 2012).
My journalism roots: Date back to “The Saba Times,” a paper I wrote at age eight using markers and printer paper. “Bun Bun the pet rabbit runs away” made A1.
Fluent in: Farsi, Spanish (conversational) and AP Style.
Interests: Pop culture, politics, food and travel.
Cub reporter highlights: Reporting on the 2014 Sony hack; being part of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize-nominated Arizona Republic team that covered the Yarnell Hill Fire; covering the 2012 Democratic National Convention and the 2013 Presidential Inauguration.
After deadline: I like Zumba dancing, hanging out with friends & family and binge watching shows and movies on various streaming services. I am usually wearing a statement necklace and drinking something caffeinated.
Email me, maybe: sbhamedy[at]gmail[dot]com.