Melanie Bavaria Freelance journalist, Columbia Journalism student; founder and editor-in-chief, Le Jeune Politique

Melanie Bavaria is a freelance multimedia journalist based in New York City, but is a proud Philadelphia native. She currently runs La Jeune Politique, the online news source for fresh analysis of French and European news. She is currently a student at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and has written for La Jeune Politique, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Daily Pennsylvanian, 34th Street Magazine, and The Uptown Chronicle. Follow her on Twitter @melaniebav