Recently, Varkiani served as deputy editor, breaking news and before that was a temporary editor. She covered U.S. politics and world news as a freelancer for Slate, Teen Vogue and Mic.
She held the posts of associate editor and senior editor at ThinkProgress.
Varkiani has a bachelor’s degree from American University and a master’s degree from The London School of Economics and Political Science.
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