Deidre Olsen

Deidre Olsen

2019 Global Journalism Fellow


Deidre is a freelance journalist and Digital Marketing Analyst at Dentons where they work as part of a global content team on website management, social media and analytics. As a multidisciplinary professional, Deidre works at the intersections of digital and storytelling. Their reporting, opinion editorials and narrative essays have appeared in over 20 publications, most notably Refinery29, Motherboard, The Cut, Salon, Brooklyn Magazine, NOW Magazine, Narratively and Literary Hub. In 2014, Deidre completed their Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at the University of British Columbia. Since then, they’ve studied Web Intelligence at the University of California, Irvine and Web Development at HackerYou. While Deidre covers a broad range of subject matter, they are primarily interested in queerness, the state, digital rights and technology.

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