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ProPublica Director of Research
Liz Day is ProPublica's Director of Research. She previously worked in research for NBC Universal and as a Carnegie Fellow with the investigative unit at ABC News. She has written for Time Out New York, The Brooklyn Paper, the Discovery Channel and Gawker Media. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.