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Olivia Messer

Specializes in: Crime, Arts, Profiles, Government, Women's Health, Travel, Environment

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Austin, TX  
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Work has previously appeared: Daily Newspaper, Community Newspaper, Local/Regional Magazine

Olivia Messer is currently a Crime Reporter for the Waco Tribune-Herald and a Freelance Reporter for the Texas Observer. She graduated from McGill University, where she wrote about local Montreal politics. Now, she reports the Waco crime beat, and, in her extra time, writes political profiles and covers news events at the Texas Capitol. She has experience writing about local New York City content, since she spent 4 months in 2011 training at NYU while they had a joint program with the New York Times. She also has experience writing travel and food content after spending 4 months living in the Cayman Islands writing and editing for a lifestyle magazine. Twitter: @oliviamesser

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