Brittany Lyte is an award-winning journalist based in Hawaii and New York. Her writing appears in publications including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, CNN, Roads & Kingdoms, Al Jazeera America, FiveThirtyEight, City Lab, San Francisco Chronicle and Honolulu Civil Beat. She has a degree in journalism from Boston University.
Brittany has reported from Russia, Poland and across the U.S., interviewing subjects ranging from the Dalai Lama to Ghostface Killah of the Wu-Tang Clan. Her writing has covered a similarly wide range of topics, from Native Hawaiian sovereignty to an investigation into undocumented toxic waste buried beneath suburban Connecticut homes that earned national accolades and inspired the state legislature to adopt a new real estate disclosure law to better protect homebuyers.
Greatest hits include learning to fly an M-26 Air Wolf, monitoring sleep-deprived election workers during a four-day vote recount and chasing down a suspected killer while wearing heels and a silk dress.