Shaya Tayefe Mohajer

Shaya Tayefe Mohajer is the News Editor at TakePart. She grew up in Southern California and joined The Associated Press' national news desk in New York before going on assignment in West Virginia to cover poverty for a couple years and, most recently, returning to Los Angeles to cover health and breaking news for the wire service. She holds degrees in political science and English from the University of California, Irvine, and a master's degree in journalism from New York University. Google+@Shaya_in_LA