Abbie Swanson

Abbie Swanson

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Abbie covers agribusiness for Harvest Public Media and is based at KBIA Radio in Columbia, Missouri. Previously, she reported on arts and culture for WNYC Radio in New York. Her work has won awards from the Online News Association, the Associated Press and the Garden State Journalists Association. Reporting fellowships have taken Abbie to Egypt, Jordan, Qatar, India, Germany, the Czech Republic and Belgium to cover the World Cup, the Muslim Brotherhood’s use of social media, and sex workers overturning a law that criminalized being gay. She’s filed stories for the New York Times, the Patriot Ledger, KALW Public Radio, PRI’s The World and Virginia Quarterly Review.

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