Diana Crandall holds a masters in journalism from the University of Southern California and is a graduate of Capital University. She is the recipient of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Student Fellowship for USC in 2015. She is also the recipient of the 2015 Emerging Photographer Scholarship sponsored by Fujifilm at the Palm Springs Photo Festival. She is a text and photojournalist with training in video and audio journalism, and is currently reporting from Cape Town, South Africa. She was an associate news editor for Neon Tommy and a contributing writer for USA TODAY College and Elite Daily. Her freelance work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, NBC News, Al Jazeera America and GlobalPost.