was a reporting fellow for The Texas Tribune in 2018, covering issues surrounding the U.S.-Mexico border. She graduated with her MSJ in 2018 from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, where she spent nine months in Chicago in the investigative reporting track and three months in the D.C. political reporting program. She was a research assistant at The Chicago Tribune and a World intern at USA TODAY before joining the Tribune. Although a self-proclaimed foreign policy nerd, Hannah has also reported on education in Chicago and in Puerto Rico and has worked directly with immigrant and refugee populations both as a teacher and a journalist.
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