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Wesley Jenkins
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  • Wesley Jenkins writes and edits for the communications team, reporting on feature stories to share Urban Institute research with wide audiences. He also edits Urban blog posts and other digital communications. Before joining Urban, Jenkins wrote for the Chronicle of Higher Education and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He holds a master’s in Journalism from Northwestern University. Jenkins also writes about professional baseball for The Hardball Times, Baseball.FYI, and Redleg Nation.

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