Tess McClure

Tess McClure is an editor and writer based in New York. She has reported for The Guardian, Vice, RNZ and Stuff.

Nov 9, 2020

'Thank God, right?': New York erupts in joy and relief over Joe Biden's win

Yesterday's celebrations over Donald Trump's election loss were a rare moment of unalloyed joy in what has been a miserable year. But the happiness was tempered with fear for a bitterly divided nation.

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Nov 4, 2020

The unbearable anxiety of waiting for America's election

In the days leading up to election day, fear and uncertainty ripple through America. Tess McClure, a US-based New Zealand journalist, reports on the mood from Pennsylvania and New York.

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Apr 12, 2020

The quiet city: A month in a transformed New York

The greatest of cities is rapidly becoming the most afflicted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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