Natalie Pattillo
Natalie pattillo

Natalie Pattillo is a multimedia journalist and my reporting focuses on intimate partner violence, child care/healthcare access, and food/culture. In 2017, she received her Master of Science degree in Journalism at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Before moving to New York City in 2015, she freelanced for Marfa Public Radio and West Texas Public Radio. Natalie has written about how abusers use child custody to control survivors for Pacific Standard, child care access for single moms in higher ed for NY Mag The Cut, how her mom's illiteracy inspired to be a writer for Refinery29, the significance drag brunch for Food and Wine, and chefs protesting a Trump rally in Phoenix for Vice's Munchies. Her writing/reporting has also appeared in New York Times, Vice, Munchies, Shondaland, Edible Manhattan, The Nation, Al Jazeera America, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, as well as an on-camera guest appearance on MSNBC's Greenhouse.

Currently, Natalie is a co-director/producer/writer for And So I Stayed, a feature-length documentary about domestic violence survivors who were criminalized for fighting back against their abusers in self-defense.