Whether she’s writing about the pitfalls of addiction
or the skyrocketing rates of diabetes
in her community during COVID-19, Chanell’s articles are both personal and broad in scope. Her keen eye for detail and sensitive self-reflections enhance her journalistic reportings and personal essays. Chanell writes with special concern for women’s issues surrounding incarceration, from motherhood
to access to healthcare
. And as a student in PJP’s inaugural J-school class, Chanell is a writer who values growth and exemplifies the transformative power of storytelling. You can view her Prison Journalism Project page here.