About Aliya

IMG_2508Aliya Bree Hall is a freelance journalist and writer based in Portland, Oregon.

She has bylines in local and national publications where she has covered topics ranging from education, the urban-rural divide, LGBTQ+ issues, business profiles, home and gardening, author profiles and agriculture.

Beyond journalism, Aliya also cohosts a podcast with Tanner Mihulke and is working on her debut adult science fiction fantasy novel.

Aliya graduated from the University of Oregon in 2017 with a major in magazine journalism and a minor in German.

In her spare time, Aliya enjoys embroidery, playing ukulele, reading, wine tasting and cuddling up on the couch watching Ru Paul’s Drag Race with her live-in girlfriend and their three cats.