Alanna Dvorak

Interactive Learning Producer

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Alanna Dvorak is an interactive learning producer with the NewsU team, where she helps produce interactive learning materials.

Prior to joining Poynter, Dvorak worked as a local reporter for the Loudoun Times-Mirror, located just outside of Washington, D.C. in Northern Virginia, where she covered public safety, health and sports. From there, she delved into the non-profit realm, to include an internship in monitoring and evaluation at the National Democratic Institute in Washington, D.C.

Dvorak holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of North Carolina (go Tar Heels) and a master’s degree in international development studies with a concentration in democracy development from the George Washington University. Her master’s research focused on media development in Nicaragua and it’s contribution to democratization.