Julyssa Lopez

Assistant Editor

Julyssa is an assistant editor for George Washington Today. She covers the arts and humanities at GW.

Julyssa grew up in Silver Spring, Md. After living in Brooklyn for several years, she moved back to D.C. to write for Washingtonian magazine. Her work also has appeared in the Washington Post, NPR, USA Today, Conde Nast Traveler, Washington City Paper and Vice's Motherboard. 

Prior to working at GW, she oversaw a team of copywriters and photo editors at LivingSocial and led editorial strategies for both mobile and digital platforms. She currently is pursuing a master's degree in GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs. 

You can follow Julyssa at @jooleesah or julyssa_raquel.

Recent Stories

A Seat at the Table

May 04, 2016
Senior Nana Agyemang recounts her experience attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner.

Anderson Cooper Gets Personal

March 01, 2016
The Emmy-winning journalist candidly discussed his career and sexuality at Lisner Auditorium.

The U.S. Dilemma in Syria

December 09, 2015
Professor of International Affairs Stephen Biddle unpacks the problems with U.S. military approach against ISIS.

A Sneak Peek into the Final Season of ‘Downton Abbey’

December 07, 2015
Elizabeth McGovern discusses the show’s six-year run ahead of a special cast event Thursday at Lisner.