Erin Quinn

Reporter  The Center for Public Integrity

Erin Quinn is a reporter for the Center’s Consider the Source project, covering Washington, D.C.’s “misinformation industry.” She was previously the Center’s 17th James R. Soles Fellow. She graduated in 2013 from University of Delaware with an honors degree in international relations and English and a minor in journalism. She served as managing news editor for The Review, the student-run newspaper. As an undergraduate, Erin studied political science while abroad in Ghana and participated in a political communication cross-cultural exchange with students in the United Arab Emirates. A recipient of the Ross Mayhew Memorial Scholarship for journalism, she held internships at the Newark Post and the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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