Mary Yang Mary Yang is an intern on the Business Desk where she covers technology, media, labor and the economy.
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Mary Yang

Intern, Business Desk

Mary Yang is an intern on the Business Desk where she covers technology, media, labor and the economy. She comes to NPR from Foreign Policy where she covered the beginning of Russia's war in Ukraine and built a beat on Southeast Asia, Asia and the Pacific Islands.

Yang previously spent time on the Hill covering affordable housing and transportation policy as a beat reporter for Medill News Service and wrote about small businesses at Inc. She was one of the first writers at The Yappie, a nonprofit newsroom on AAPI politics and policy, and she is a proud member of the Asian American Journalists Association.

Yang has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Northwestern University, where she also studied political science. She is based in Washington, D.C.

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Thuraya, the female Panda sent by China to Qatar as a gift for the World Cup, walks in a shelter at the Panda House Garden in Al Khor, near Doha, Qatar. Lujain Jo/AP hide caption

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South Koreans are becoming a year younger following a set of bills passed by parliament to unify the country's age system. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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South Koreans are getting a year younger, parliament rules

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Due to high inflation this year, NPR's Business desk shares cheaper dishes to substitute for Thanksgiving stables. Maansi Srivastava/NPR hide caption

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Inflation won't win Thanksgiving: Here's NPR's plan to help you save on a meal

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How likely is a complete Twitter meltdown?

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