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Makena Kelly

Policy Reporter at The Verge

Makena Kelly is the policy reporter and author of the Hill Report at The Verge, where she covers investigative news at the intersection of tech, politics, and business. She has reported on the emergence of a "fandom" style of American politics, Nextdoor’s Karen problem, and Facebook’s tech-regulation hearings. Kelly has also appeared on NPR’s “1A” and WNYC’s “On the Media.” Previously, she was an editorial intern at CQ Roll Call, where she covered live congressional hearings, and a reporting intern at Lincoln Journal Star, reporting on breaking news in local crime and politics.