Shannon Sims

Shannon Sims

Independent multimedia journalist

Reporting across Latin America, Brazil, and the southern US. Covering business, economics, environment, law, politics, social movements, & more. Twitter @shannongsims Email: shannongsims@gmail.com

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Zikapregnancy article
Quartz

The Unbearable Weight of Zika

Zika's emotional and financial burden has fallen squarely on women's shoulders.

Riobeach article
Quartz

Rio's Tourist Industry Could Be Shaken by New CDC Warning

Zika fears could mean local tours, car rentals and event reservations could all take a hit. And that could be a scary epidemic for the tourism industry indeed.

Neworleansparade article
Quartz

Inventive startups are changing the way New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras

AirPnP is just one example of a new generation of businesses in New Orleans designed to help revelers save time, plan ahead, and maximize their party-going efficiency.