Zoë Read | WHYY
Zoë Read is a Delaware reporter for WHYY News.
She received her Bachelor’s in English from the University of Delaware in 2011. While at the university, Read was the managing editor for the features section for the student newspaper, The Review.
She received her Master’s in Journalism from Columbia University in 2012. While at the university, Read wrote a 6,000 word thesis on HIV/AIDS in Harlem. An excerpt of the piece was later published on theatlantic.com.
Read most recently worked for the Capital newspaper in Annapolis, where she covered Anne Arundel County news. While at the paper, she won awards from the MDDC Association for her work in arts & culture, health, environmental and public service journalism.
Read’s freelance work also has been featured in the Kansas City Star, the Detroit News and the online version of The Atlantic.
In Pennsylvania, abortion is still legal through 23 weeks of pregnancy, and later than 23 weeks if the pregnant person’s health is at risk. But uncertainty about the state of reproductive rights in the country — and a looming November election — has led some people in the Keystone State to make some serious considerations about how to permanently prevent pregnancy.