Abbie Bennett

Abbie Bennett

Abbie Bennett

Adjunct Lecturer

Abbie Bennett is an award-winning journalist covering Capitol Hill and Veterans Affairs for Connecting Vets, a national news service for Entercom, and CBS Radio.

Before covering Congress, she was a reporter and online producer for The News & Observer in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she covered local and state government and built and led the real-time news team, specializing in breaking viral news and generating millions of readers for McClatchy newspapers nationally. She also worked at newspapers in Charlotte, Greenville, Fayetteville and Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and lectured for journalism classes at the University of North Carolina and East Carolina University.

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B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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