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Hyacinth Mascarenhas

Hyacinth Mascarenhas

Managing Editor

Elan Magazine

Passionate. Hardworking. Problem-solver. Story-teller.





Elan Magazine

Managing Editor

From being the voice behind Elan's social media channels and managing the Editorial Calendar to coaching new writers and writing provocative feature stories, Elan was my entry to tell powerful stories about the Middle East and South Asia that no one else told.

Global Post


Pushing my editorial boundaries, I had a chance to be edgy, provocative and bold with my assignments and writing style at Global Post.



Mic was the perfect platform to expand my writing style into various news including Politics, International News, Viral stories and U.S. news. Here I discovered a penchant for insightful "listicles" to capture stories that mattered and adapt them to the most popular way of consuming and sharing news.

Voice of America

Social Media Intern

At VOA, I covered the historic Egyptian presidential elections 2012 using our award-winning citizen journalism-powered initiative called #EgyptDecides, spoke on air with radio host Larry London on the show Border Crossings about growing up in the Middle East and assisted the team with research and social media development.

The George Washington University

B.A. , Journalism and Mass Communication, dual minor: Fine Art and Art History


Clowns without Borders video assignment

Clowns with a cause, a class web project created from the ground up, including video, photography and written articles: