Mackenzie Farkus


Mackenzie Farkus is an associate multimedia producer for The Christian Science Monitor. Prior to the Monitor, she worked for GBH News as a production assistant for the live radio show Boston Public Radio, hosted by Jim Braude and Margery Eagan.

While completing her journalism degree at Simmons University in Boston, Farkus interned for GBH News’ higher education desk, where she focused on how schools were responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, and FOIA nonprofit MuckRock, where she wrote about Watergate-era attacks against then-presidential candidate and U.S. Representative Shirley Chisholm. 

She also served as a 2019 fellow in the National Association of LGBTQ+ Journalists’ annual Student CONNECT Program, where she documented efforts to preserve Louisiana’s LGBTQ+ history.

Mackenzie Farkus