Elizabeth Lucas

Computer-Assisted Reporter  The Center for Public Integrity

Elizabeth Lucas joined the Center in June 2010 as a computer-assisted reporting intern. She previously graduated from Calvin College with a bachelor’s degree in English and from the University of Missouri with a master’s degree in journalism. During grad school she worked at the database library run by the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting (NICAR), an arm of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), and as an assistant city editor for the Columbia Missourian.

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