Mary-Rose Abraham is a multimedia journalist with more than fifteen years’ experience as a reporter, producer and videographer. She is currently a freelancer based in Bangalore, India. Most recently, she was a staff producer at ABC News, including ABCNews.com, “Nightline” and in the Los Angeles bureau. Previously, she reported and produced for NPR and “Marketplace” Radio and was a researcher at NBC News.
Mary-Rose was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She has a bachelor’s degree in biology from UCLA and a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, from which she graduated with honors and was awarded the Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship as one of the top five students in her class.
Mary-Rose is an avid traveler who has visited 35 countries and is always daydreaming of where to go next. Her most memorable journeys are a six-month solo backpacking trip across Europe and India; five weeks reporting throughout Turkey; and a 6,400-mile solo drive from New York City to Los Angeles in 33 days.