Maya Rhodan is a reporter and writer for TIME Magazine based in D.C. Since 2013, she has covered an array of topics including politics (from 2015-2016 she was a White House reporter), criminal justice, immigration policy, race, and popular culture for the magazine and its website. She also regularly contributes to Essence Magazine.

In 2014, Maya received a Planned Parenthood Federation of America Maggie Award for a feature on women’s reproductive health that she penned for Essence. In 2015, she and two colleagues won a Deadline Club Award for a TIME cover story on the survivors of the massacre at the Emanuel A.M.E. church in Charleston, S.C.

Maya has written and reported for Ebony.com, Washington City Paper, Washingtonian Magazine, The Center for Public Integrity, The Hilltop Newspaper, as well as the NNPA news-wire. She has appeared on BET (2012), MSNBC, and moderated panels for the National Association of Black Journalists and the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

You can follow her on Twitter @m_rhodan.