Madrid, Spain
Freelance investigative reporter focusing on mental health

Astrid Landon, journalist

Education: Columbia Journalism School, Sciences Po (Paris) and Kings College London

Areas of expertise: French and European culture, mental health

Astrid Landon is a French freelance reporter working out of Paris, Madrid and the United States.

She is an investigative journalist who writes about health care and the mental health system in the United States and France, focusing on mental health issues. She holds a dual master’s degree in journalism from Columbia Journalism School and Sciences Po (Paris). She graduated from King’s College London with a major in politics and a minor in philosophy. Her work has been published in several French national outlets such as LibérationLe MondeLe Figaro, and Challenges, as well as The Guardian and MindSite News.

She has interned as an assistant producer for three radio shows at Radio France, a French public service radio broadcaster, and produces her own audio stories and podcasts. She also covered the U.S. presidential election for France Televisions, a French public national television broadcaster, at their Washington, D.C. bureau.

Contact: Landon can be reached here.

Honors: She is a 2020 Post-Grad Reporting Fellow for the Pulitzer Center and has received a fellowship for young journalists from The 4 AM Fund.

Languages: French, English, Spanish

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