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Angie Drobnic Holan

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Full Name  Angie Drobnic
Name  Angie Holan
Known for  Editor of PolitiFact
Occupation  Editor, journalist
Nationality  United States

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Angie Drobnic Holan is the editor for PolitiFact and was part of the Pulitzer Prize winning team of journalists noted for their fact-checking of the 2008 presidential elections in the United States.

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Background

Angie Drobnic began her career in journalism at Albuquerque’s NuCity (now Alibi) in 1994, and left in 1998 to pursue her degree in journalism from Columbia University. She also earned a master’s degree in library science from the University of South Florida. More recently she has worked as a business reporter for the Mobile Press-Register, a news reporter for the Tampa Tribune, and a news researcher for the Tampa Bay Times, where she became an expert on the Affordable Care Act. She has also taught undergraduate courses in reporting and writing at the University of Tampa and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

PolitiFact

She has been a part of PolitiFact since its launch in 2007, when Tampa Bay Times’ Washington bureau chief Bill Adair sought to create a unique way for covering the 2008 election. She began with the organization as a reporter, then as its deputy editor and editor of PolitiFact Florida. She was named editor in 2013.

Lectures and awards

She has lectured on fact-checking methods for the 2014 Global Fact-Checking Summit, held in London; at the Poynter Institute, a journalism school in St. Petersburg, Florida; and at the Alice G. Smith Lecture at her alma matter, the University of South Florida. In addition to winning a Pulitzer Prize the USF School of Information presented her with the Jean Key Gates Distinguished Alumni Award.

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