Elizabeth Hlavinka

Costa Rica
University Of Texas At Austin
Health & Wellness, Climate, Music
  • Elizabeth has been writing for as long as she can remember.
  • She has spent the past five years reporting on everything from modern love features and music festivals to mental health and air pollution.
  • Her work has previously appeared in MedPage Today, Texas Monthly, Atlas Obscura, Barcelona Metropolitan, the Alcalde, and The Daily Texan.


While pursuing an English degree, Elizabeth joined The Daily Texan in 2015. There, she covered features and culture for the Life & Arts section, and later became the section editor. In 2017, she studied abroad in Spain, where she gained experience interviewing sources in Spanish for Barcelona Metropolitan. After graduating in 2018, she moved to New York City, where she covered mental health and children's health for MedPage Today. Since leaving MedPage Today in 2020, she has been freelancing and traveling the world.


Elizabeth graduated with an English degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 2018.
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