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Isabella Gomez Sarmiento

Production Assistant, Weekend Edition

Isabella Gomez Sarmiento is a production assistant with Weekend Edition.

She was a 2019 Kroc Fellow. During her fellowship, she reported for Goats and Soda, the National Desk and Weekend Edition. She also wrote for NPR Music and contributed to the Alt.Latino podcast.

Gomez Sarmiento joined NPR after graduating from Georgia State University with a B.A. in journalism, where her studies focused on the intersections of media and gender. Throughout her time at school, she wrote for outlets including Teen Vogue, CNN, Remezcla, She Shreds Magazine and more.

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Roots Grow Outward

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Meet The Medical Professionals Playing Classical Music Together Online

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