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Amalie Nash

Bachelor of Science, Journalism, 1998; Master of Arts, Social Science, 2003.

Amalie Nash is the executive editor for local news for the USA TODAY Network, which encompasses 109 local newsrooms across the country and one in Guam. She also coordinates political coverage for the Network in conjunction with the USA TODAY politics team, which has taken her from the Iowa caucuses to the political conventions to USA TODAY on Election Night. Prior to that, she was the executive editor of The Des Moines Register, where she was heavily involved in fights for public access and spearheaded innovation in the newsroom, like "Harvest of Change," the company's first virtual reality project. She joined Gannett, parent company of USA TODAY, as an editor at the Detroit Free Press in 2011. Her earlier career included serving as the news director for AnnArbor.com, assistant metro editor at the Ann Arbor News and teaching stints at Eastern Michigan University.

Amalie Nash (BS98, MS03)