CPI hires two new staff members
The following excerpt announcement was sent out by the Center for Public Integrity:
Sophie Austin will join Public Integrity Sept. 2 as an American University fellow. She is wrapping up a local news internship this summer with The Dallas Morning News. She previously interned at PolitiFact and has freelanced for The DC Line, a nonprofit covering local news in Washington, D.C. She also completed a Dow Jones News Fund data journalism residency with Investigative Reporters and Editors instructors. She’s originally from Cincinnati.
Amy DiPierro will join Public Integrity Sept. 27 as a data journalist. She previously reported for The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, California, and BusinessDen in Denver, Colorado. She is a graduate of Swarthmore College and Stanford University, where she was a Knight-Hennessy Scholar and a fellow at the Brown Institute for Media Innovation. She was a contributor to the project “Nowhere to Go,” which was honored with a Sigma Delta Chi award from the Society of Professional Journalists.