was a 2019 reporting fellow. A graduate of Northwestern University, he was co-editor-in-chief of Inside NU, SB Nation’s Northwestern website. Davis interned at the Half Moon Bay Review and the Medill Justice Project, where he worked on a story about juveniles sentenced to life in prison without parole, published by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He also won a regional Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.
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