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Macy Alcido

Freelance Writer




University of Texas at Austin, Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism



Macy is a freelance journalist based in Louisville, KY. After graduating from the University of Texas in 2018, Macy left her home state to join TechRepublic as an associate staff writer, where she covered tech news and trends. During her two years at TechRepublic, she earned a bronze Azbee award and produced a cover story on telemedicine and mental health. In 2020, she attended Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she established her affinity for health reporting, graduating with honors in 2021. She still has trouble avoiding the use of “y’all” in her prose.


Macy has her BA in English from the University of Texas at Austin and her MS in journalism from Columbia University.

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