Journalist, writer and editor
Olivia Niland is a writer, reporter and social media editor with years
of experience in leading newsrooms, including The Wall Street Journal, CBS News, BuzzFeed News, Mashable, The Hollywood Reporter, and more.
She is passionate about breaking news, incisive cultural coverage, visual storytelling and innovative social media strategy and audience development. Olivia is a skilled copywriter and journalist who thrives under deadlines, as well as a published poet, photographer, designer and musician with a uniquely creative eye, ear (and nose for a story.)
A native Oregonian, nature lover and avid traveler who has called three continents home, Olivia graduated from the University of Southern California's Annenberg School of Journalism and lives on the West Coast.
Recreational Weed Is Taking Yoga To New Highs, The Wall Street Journal
Travel-Themed Holiday Gifts for 2022: 7 Ideas That Celebrate Tradition, The Wall Street Journal
Despite Deaths and Neighborhood Complaints, L.A. County Rules in Favor of Raves, Los Angeles Magazine
This Museum Puts Heartbreak On Display, Mashable
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon on 'Project Greenlight' and How Filmmaking Has Changed, The Hollywood Reporter
Poetry has been featured in Unbroken Journal, Fireweed Poetry of Oregon, and honorable mentions in the 30 Under 30 and New Poet categories from the Oregon Poetry Association.