Jocelyn Y. Stewart

Jocelyn Y. Stewart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer who spent many years as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times. In 2011, she was an Alicia Patterson fellow. Her articles have appeared in numerous publications including

Stories By Jocelyn Y. Stewart

The Stuntmen Who Blacklisted Blackface

Bill Cosby was outraged about working with white stunt doubles who were “painted down.” Half a century and many bumps and bruises later, a veteran crew of black stuntmen have flipped and flown their way into the annals of Hollywood.

Grief Has No Deadline

She spent two decades as a reporter covering L.A.’s grisliest crimes. But when one bullet strikes too close to home, she learns what hard news feels like from the other side.