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liz Willen

Editor in Chief
The Hechinger Report

Liz Willen, a longtime education journalist, has led the award-winning Hechinger Report staff as editor in chief since 2011. A sought-after moderator of education conferences and events, Willen writes the “From the Editor’s Desk” column and manages funder relations. Willen previously worked at an array of newspapers and at Bloomberg News, where she received awards for writing and reporting. At The Hechinger Report, she’s won awards for commentary and exemplary leadership. Willen started her career as feature editor of “The Rag,” in Northport, NY, and spent years trying to figure out NYC's public school system, both as a reporter and a parent. She's a graduate of Tufts University and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a board member for the Spencer Education Fellowship.

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Events featuring liz Willen

Mar 8, 2022
2:00pm — 3:00pm
Presented by
American Student Assistance

Events featuring liz Willen

Mar 8, 2022
2:00pm — 3:00pm
Presented by
American Student Assistance