Natasha Brennan is a skilled journalist and photographer covering Indigenous communities in Washington state for The News Tribune in partnership with The Olympian, The Bellingham Herald and The Tri-City Herald via Report for America, a national news service. She is a recent graduate of USC Annenberg’s master’s in journalism program and holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and photography from the University of La Verne.
As a child of two veterans and a lifetime member Girl Scout, Natasha is an ardent philanthropist excited to continue giving back to her community. She is passionate about aiding homeless veterans, subsidizing mental health treatment and the pressing issues facing Indigenous people.
Natasha’s work can be found in The Associated Press, US News and World Report, The News Tribune, The Bellingham Herald, The Olympian, The Tri-City Herald, Indian Country Today, the Daily Mail, Diario de Mallorca, Annenberg Media, La Verne Magazine, Voice Magazine, the Irene Carlson Gallery, the Homestead Museum, CalTrans Museum, the University of La Verne’s The Cultural & Natural History Collections, the Wilson Library and in other publications. Her 2019 book on the Gabrieleño-Kizh tribe, “People of the Willow House,” has been displayed at numerous San Gabriel Valley libraries, museums and a copy was requested by Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office.
Natasha’s is an active member of numerous professional organizations including the Native American Journalists Association, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the Society of Professional Journalists.