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Charlotte West

College Inside Reporter
Open Campus Media

Charlotte West is a journalist covering higher ed in prison for Open Campus Media with more than 10 years of experience writing about education, housing, juvenile justice, and politics. Her work has appeared in publications such as The Hechinger Report, USA Today, Washington Post, Teen Vogue, Huffington Post, Fortune, and CalMatters. She holds bachelor’s degrees in history and international studies from Seattle University, and a master’s in political science from Stockholm University as a Fulbright fellow from the U.S. Department of State. Charlotte received the 2019 John Jay/H.F. Guggenheim Reporting Fellowship and the 2019 Kiplinger Fellowship in Digital Media.

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