Previously, she served as an associate editor and news assistant. An excerpt from the announcement reads:
“Before joining The Times, Lauren reported on religion and other issues at CNN, where she won three awards from the Religion News Association. Before that, she researched media innovation at The Reuters Institute, worked on policy at the United Nations and studied the economic impact of beekeeping in Rwanda. She grew up in Arkansas and graduated from the University of Virginia and Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar. Lauren will join the team next month.”
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