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Senior Reporter, ProPublica

Marcus Bierich Lecture - Class of Spring 2021


Alec MacGillis is a senior reporter for ProPublica. MacGillis previously reported for The New Republic, The Washington Post, and the Baltimore Sun. He won the 2016 Robin Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting, the 2017 Polk Award for National Reporting, and the 2017 Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, Atlantic, New York Times, Harper’s, and New York Times Magazine, among other publications. A resident of Baltimore, MacGillis is the author of The Cynic, a 2014 biography of Senator Mitch McConnell, and the forthcoming Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America.

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