Tatyana Turner is a Report for America corps member who will cover African-American neighborhoods, life and culture for The Baltimore Sun. Inspired by her hometown of the South Bronx in New York City, she covered many neighborhood issues for the Norwood News, a community biweekly. She also hosted and produced an independent television show for a public access network in the Bronx. Tatyana graduated from Temple University with a degree in communication studies and a concentration in journalism. She earned her master’s degree in journalism this spring from Columbia University, where she was president of the student chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists.