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Campus Correspondents

  • Kobe McCloud
    Senior, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
    Kobe McCloud is a senior at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, double majoring in media and journalism and political science. Kobe is also a former GIS...
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  • Lauren Yang Brown
    Senior, University of Oregon
    Lauren Yang Brown is a fourth-year student at the University of Oregon, majoring in journalism and minoring in political science. She is the fact-checking editor...
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  • Loren Miranda
    Freshman, University of Florida
    Loren Miranda is a first-year student in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida with a side concentration in political science....
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  • Vanessa Handy
    Junior, New York University
    Vanessa Handy is a third-year student at New York University studying media studies and journalism. An activist and journalist, Handy is passionate about using media...
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  • Maddie Herron
    Junior, University of Maryland
    Madeline Herron is a third-year student at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland majoring in broadcast journalism and minoring in...
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  • Vanya Tsvetkova
    Interactive Learning Designer, MediaWise
    Vanya Tsvetkova develops curricula in various formats to teach fact-checking and digital media literacy skills to audiences of all ages in the U.S. and abroad....
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  • Alexa Volland
    Youth Programming Manager, MediaWise
    Alexa Volland oversees the MediaWise Teen Fact-Checking Network and the Campus Correspondent project — both national, virtual newsrooms made up of students that produce fact-checks...
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  • Alex Mahadevan
    Director, MediaWise
    Alex Mahadevan is the Director of the MediaWise project. Alex was most recently the Program Manager of MediaWise. Prior to joining the staff at Poynter,...
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