About Maya

“She has a really edgy voice and she’s tackling some pretty big issues for someone of her age.”

Nikki Schwab, U.S. News & World Report


Maya Richard-Craven is a multimedia journalist from Pasadena, CA.  She developed a love for digital journalism while pursuing a bachelor’s degree at USC.

In May of 2014, Maya’s two-part series “You’re Pretty, For A Black Girl” was named best college column by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists (NSNC). Maya’s work has been featured in: USA TODAY, The Daily Beast, and more

Read Maya’s latest work here