Stephanie Rice is an experienced freelance journalist based in San Francisco. She has lived/worked in Egypt and Guatemala and has also reported from Turkey, Israel and Sri Lanka.

In addition to reporting, Stephanie regularly does editing, research and fact checking for news organizations and individual clients. She is currently back in school for nursing and looking forward to finding ways to combine journalism and nursing!

Stephanie began her career as a student reporter covering a campaign finance scandal at her college for the San Francisco Chronicle. She went on to report for local and international publications on everything from young girls sold into domestic servitude in Cairo to the Barry Bonds steroids perjury trial to the aftermath of a 7.2 earthquake in Guatemala — and much, much more. Her stories have prompted elected officials in San Francisco to stop paying themselves for meetings they never attended, exposed questionable practices by powerful building inspectors on the island of Alameda, and provided insight into how Cairo’s poorest lost faith in revolution.

Her work has been published by the Center for Investigative Reporting, San Francisco Chronicle, Agence France-Presse, GlobalPost, Christian Science Monitor, SF Weekly, East Bay Express, Sacramento Bee,, Medium and many others. (Browse stories by topic above.)

As one of eight young American reporters chosen for the GlobalPost/Open Hands “Covering a Revolution” fellowship in Cairo, Stephanie was part of a group that was the first to interview Egyptian presidential candidate Ayman Nour after his release from prison in 2011.

An alumna of the City College of San Francisco journalism program, Stephanie has also volunteered as a CCSF journalism coach.

Have a story tip or looking for some help with editing? Contact: stephaniericeSF at gmail or @stephaniericeSF.