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BRYNN
SHAFFER

Journalist based in Los Angeles

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[Brynn Shaffer]

Brynn Shaffer is a Los Angeles based journalist, covering local news, life/arts, entertainment, business, as well as the aerospace industry. As she currently navigates her varied interests, her passion for storytelling unites her reporting, which is evident in her balanced writing. She has strong interviewing skills and a thorough understanding of AP style. As a freelance journalist, her byline has appeared in the San Diego Union Tribune, National Catholic Reporter, the LION, and she has freelanced audio to NPR.

Brynn is a recent graduate from Loyola Marymount University, holding a BA in both journalism and international relations. During her time at LMU, Brynn worked as a copy editor for the Los Angeles Loyolan, and served as the vice president and co-founder of LMU's campus chapter of SPJ. 

Outside of journalism, Brynn enjoys photography, fashion, getting outside, and exploring new coffee shops around L.A. She has a special passion for traveling and hopes one day this can help land her a reporting position overseas.

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INCLUSION, CONVERSION IMPORTANT FOR SYNODALITY, SAYS CARDINAL MCELROY

National Catholic Reporter
2 February 2023


San Diego Cardinal Robert McElroy called Pope Francis' worldwide process of synodal consultation a "call to conversion to the whole church."


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MIKE MASSIMINO IS BLESSED BY THE POPE



Supercluster
4 July 2022


With a fear of heights and a medical disqualification due to poor vision, it seemed like the odds were against Mike Massimino, whose childhood dream was to become an astronaut.

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OPINION: SPACE TRAVEL IS HERE AND IT'S CHANGING LIVES. WE HAVE JEFF BEZOS TO THANK FOR THAT



San Diego Union Tribune
2 June 2022


While the so-called 'billionaire space race' has garnered a lot of controversy, the accessibility it has provided is worth recognizing.



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PIER 360 IS BACK AFTER A COVID HIATUS



Santa Monica Daily Press
24 June 2022


After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Santa Monica Pier is hosting the return of Pier 360, kicking off summer with a bang.




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