Bloomberg’s Bykowicz hired by AP
Bykowicz has worked at Bloomberg since August 2011, covering the same beat. She followed the money in the 2012 presidential race, writing stories and blog entries detailing big donors, candidate finances, super-PACs, political ads and lobbying. Previously, she wrote about transportation security.
Bykowicz also spent 10 years at the Baltimore Sun, where she covered state politics, city courts and crime, and suburban news.
Her political coverage included the 2010 governor’s race, agencies and the 90-day annual legislative session. She maintained a daily presence on baltimoresun.com political blog in addition to in-depth print reporting.
Bykowicz also covered the indictment, trial and conviction of the Baltimore mayor in a corruption case and wrote about juvenile crime through narrative and investigative stories. She traveled to breaking-news crime sites across the country, including Virginia Tech to cover the on-campus shootings.
She is a University of Missouri graduate.