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Libby A. Nelson

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Washington, DC
Associate Editor — Vox
Covers:  student debt, higher education, federal policy, congress, financial aid, education department, religious colleges
Doesn't Cover: parents, education technology, student life, k-12 education

Associate editor for policy & politics, @voxdotcom; summer 2017 adjunct prof, @AU_MPAMPP; 1st, 19th, 23rd amendment person. libby@vox.com

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Biography

I've covered federal policy, Congress and religious colleges for Inside Higher Ed since April 2011. Before that, I was a reporter at The Times-Tribune in Scranton, Pa., where I covered the regional airport, several towns and a handful of school districts.

As befits a 2009 graduate, I started as ...

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@libbyanelson — 14,178 followers, 23,998 tweets

Jun 23, 2017

@APalleschi this is literally being discussed behind me right this second, it's like a weird Greek chorus

Jun 23, 2017

I also edit Vox Sentences now, so if you're not subscribed to that, get on it  https://www.vox.com/newsletters 

Jun 23, 2017

I, a purported LaCroix expert, am a fraud who finally had coconut LaCroix this week for the first time. Surprisingly: I am Team Coconut.

Jun 23, 2017

@special_boots I am REALLY trying to make this my attitude as an inveterate gossip, mixed success

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Awards

Education Writers Association

2010 - Special Interest, Institutional and Trade Publications
First prize, shared with two reporters from the Chronicle of Higher Education, for "Towns, Gowns and Taxes," a series on town-gown conflicts over universities' payments in lieu of taxes.