Phaedra Trethan



AAS, Web Design and Development, Camden County College


  • News reporter covering politics, immigration, poverty, and more
  • Recognized by the New Jersey Press Association for her work


Phaedra Trethan is a journalist based in Camden, New Jersey, covering politics, immigration, poverty, and more. Stories she has covered include immigration, addiction and recovery, urban renewal, urban education, poverty, homelessness and politics. She has been recognized by the New Jersey Press Association for her work.


Phaedra Trethan has worked in journalism for two decades. More recently, she earned an associate's degree in web design and development from Camden County College.

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