Lauren Mills,

Lauren Mills is the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism's first full-time, staff data analyst/reporter, and is also its assistant editor. She was among the students who helped launch it when she studied at the University of Iowa. Her IowaWatch story, “The Story of Nitrogen: A trip down the Mississippi,” placed in the 2012-13 William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Enterprise Writing Competition. She was an assistant editor for IowaWatch until graduating from Iowa and accepting a reporting position at the Sioux City Journal, where she was a weekend police and crime reporter and investigative reporter. Lauren's experience also includes working as a Daily Iowan reporter, covering environmental issues. E-mail: [email protected]
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