Dominique Maria Bonessi
Before working in Baltimore, Dominique was a freelance reporter with WAMU and other international outlets in Washington D.C. In 2016, Dominique was a reporting fellow with the International Center for Journalists to go to Turkey and cover lack of mental healthcare and educational resources for Syrian children and their families. Her stories from Turkey appeared in The Atlantic, USA Today, US News & World Report, PRI’s The World, TRT World, and NPR. She graduated cum laude from the George Washington University with a double B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communications and Arabic Language & Culture. As an Arabic and Spanish speaking Cuban-American, Dominique loves to document people’s stories no matter what language they speak.