Rachel Baye joined the Center in August 2013. Prior to joining, she spent two years at The Washington Examiner covering Washington, D.C.’s Maryland suburbs and education. She arrived at the Examiner in 2011 immediately after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania where she led the school’s award-winning student newspaper. She has also held internships at Philadelphia’s public radio station, WHYY, and with CNN’s investigative team. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in journalism and public affairs from American University.