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Sonya Stinson

Contributing reporter

Sonya Stinson is a New Orleans-based writer covering personal finance, small business, careers and higher education, along with writing an occasional lifestyle article. Her work has appeared in,, Entrepreneur, Black MBA, The Christian Science Monitor, University Business, Notre Dame Magazine, New Orleans CityBusiness, New Orleans Magazine, Louisiana Life, American Craft and many other publications.

Before launching her freelance career, she was editor of The Black Collegian magazine. She also is a past editor of the Journal of the National Technical Association and the National Association of Black Engineers Journal.

A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Sonya earned a bachelor's degree in American studies from the University of Notre Dame and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri at Columbia.