Senior Engagement Editor
Nichole Dobo is the senior engagement editor and a writer. Her work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic's online edition, Mind/Shift, WHYY NewsWorks, Slate and in McClatchy newspapers. She was a staff writer at The News Journal in Wilmington, Del., The York Daily Record/Sunday News in York, Pa., The Times-Tribune in Scranton, Pa. and The Citizens' Voice in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. She was a 2015 AERA-EWA Data Journalism Fellow. She won first prize and best of show for education writing in 2011 from the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association. She earned a B.A. in journalism at the Pennsylvania State University. She is a graduate of a small, rural high school in northern Appalachia, and she walked on a dirt road to catch the school bus.