Lynx Mitchell is a multimedia journalist, based in Boston.
Lynx’s audio, writing, and photography capture the vulnerability, richness, and humor of everyday lives. Her work often explores the ethics of portrayal and the complexities of embodiment – especially disability and sickness, gesture, emotion, and sexuality. She also offers assistive technology assessments and support to individuals experiencing chronic arm pain or limitation.
Lynx graduated from Wesleyan University with a degree in American Studies and a creative writing certificate. Recently she produced “There’s Nothing Unethical Here,” the narrated audio documentary of a journalist who gets into a confusing relationship with a subject…a subject who is also her boss. Lynx associate produced the Gordon Career Center’s podcast First Year Out; interned on WBUR’s podcast Kind World; and created and hosted Captured, a radio show that used live readings and conversation to explore the art of writing about real people. Lynx also reported and wrote “Her Sweat on My Neck,” a profile of a non-binary lindy hop teacher, and the ethnography “‘Lynx the Human’ Builds a Lair: Monstrosity, Disability, and Ethics in a Social Dance Community.”