Yanqi Xu, courts and law reporter at NC Policy Watch in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Area, will be leaving to join The Flatwater Free Press, Nebraska’s first independent, non-profit newsroom focused on investigations and feature stories.
Previously, Xu was a data fellow at the Investigative Reporting Workshop in D.C. and a Reynolds Journalism Institute Digital Reporting fellow at PolitiFact. She was also a research assistant at Investigative Reporters and Editors.
She also oversaw production, edited and provided feedback for assistant producers at Global Journalist in Columbia, Missouri Area. She has also served as a morning news anchor at KBIA 91.3 FM in Columbia, Missouri, and has interned at Al Jazeera.
Xu has a B.A. from the Communication University of China and a M.A. in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.