Anna Casey is an Engage­ment Fel­low with the Mid­west Cen­ter for Inves­tiga­tive Report­ing. She is a grad­u­ate of Knox Col­lege in Gales­burg, Ill., and received her master’s in jour­nal­ism from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Texas at Austin in the spring of 2017. Her report­ing has appeared in out­lets includ­ing Kaiser Health news, Refinery29, the Texas Tri­bune, the Austin Amer­i­can-States­man, and npr​.org, the web­site of Nation­al Pub­lic Radio.

She was an intern at Austin’s NPR affiliate, where she produced stories for Texas Standard, a daily news program that airs across the state. Prior to graduate school, Anna served as an AmeriCorps VISTA and later worked at the Livestrong Foundation in Austin. During graduate school, she was an editorial assistant at the Center for News Excellence and Engagement.

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