Hannah Waltz

Hannah Waltz

Hannah Waltz is the media literacy training coordinator at PEN America, supporting the initiative “Knowing the News,” a nationwide media training program.

Before moving to New York, Waltz lived in Pittsburgh. There, she worked on the programming team at City of Asylum, where she helped to produce events and acclimate international writers-in-residence to new lives in the U.S. She worked at local bookstores and magazines, and was also actively involved in ReelQ, Pittsburgh’s LGBTQ+ film festival as an events coordinator and board member. A native of Indiana, Waltz received her bachelor’s degree in English and creative writing from Indiana University Bloomington, where she also interned at the Indiana Review and IU Writers’ Conference, and worked as a radio DJ.