Lylah M. Alphonse (born 1972 in Princeton, New Jersey) is an American
A graduate of the
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at
Syracuse University, Alphonse was inducted to the Newhouse School's
Alumni Hall of Fame in 2000.
In 1994, Alphonse began working as an editor at
The Boston Globe
The Boston Globe in
Boston, where she eventually became a member of the newspaper's Sunday
magazine staff. She also wrote frequently for their Travel,
Food, National & Foreign News, and Living/Arts sections. She
has also been Consulting Editor for the Fezana Journal, Managing
Editor at Work It, Mom!, and Senior Editor and Writer at
Yahoo.com, where she covered news, parenting trends, health,
women's issues, and politics and interviewed First Lady Michelle
Obama, presidential advisor Valerie Jarrett, and others.
She became the Managing Editor for
Special Reports at U.S. News &
World Report in June 2013, and was promoted to Managing Editor for
News a year later.
Alphonse formerly wrote the blog The 36-Hour Day blog and Write.
Edit. Repeat., is the author of "Triumph Over Discrimination: The
Life Story of Farhang Mehr" (ISBN 0-9709937-0-6), and has
contributed articles to Our Times (5th edition, Bedford Books, 1998)
and Interactions: A Thematic Reader (Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999).
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