Jeremy Borden

American University Fellow  The Center for Public Integrity

Jeremy Borden is a fellow from American University, where he is pursuing a master’s degree in journalism and public affairs. He spent two years at The Daily Progress in Charlottesville, Va., where he received a Virginia Press Association award for in-depth/investigative reporting. He most recently wrote for the United Service Organizations’ (USO) On Patrol magazine. His work has appeared in The Charlotte Observer, The Roanoke Times, and in Knight-Ridder (now McClatchy) newspapers when he reported for Knight-Ridder’s Washington bureau during the summer of 2005. He is a graduate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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