Lisa Thomson is a fellow at Al Jazeera in Washington, D.C. Thomson recently graduated from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, where she focused on international reporting. While at CUNY, Thomson had the opportunity to do some fact-checking at The New York Times, intern at World Policy Journal, work on Electionland, and report from Israel and the West Bank. Thomson is interested in working on the underreported communities impacted by major international events. A writer and editor at heart, she is also happy to wield a camera or write some code. Prior to grad school, Thomson spent four years in England where she worked in communications and academic publishing.