Lauren Kent

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Lauren Kent


Primary Function: Reporter
Email: laurkent@live.unc.edu
Hometown: Winston-Salem, NC
Major: Broadcast Journalism and Political Science
Year: Senior

Bio: Lauren is a senior studying Political Science and Broadcast Journalism, with a minor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Lauren currently works as a senior writer for the State and National news desk and investigations team at The Daily Tar Heel, and as a research assistant for GWCS Productions, based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has previously worked for Outside Magazine, Pew Research Center, and The News & Observer. As an aspiring international correspondent, her reporting interests include foreign affairs, politics and education. While at Carolina, Lauren has covered North Carolina higher education, criminal justice and politics. Send news tips to laurkent@live.unc.edu or tweet her @laurennlai.