Lauryn Higgins is a journalist whose work focuses primarily on public health, agriculture and climate change. A native of North Carolina, she now resides in Nebraska where she earned her master's degree in journalism. She currently works at the New York Times, and has written for NPR, Yahoo Lifestyle!, Salon, Mic and many other outlets. 

Her work tracking the Covid-19 pandemic at the New York Times was part of a team that won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, as well as the 2020 Philip Meyer Journalism award and a 2020 Sigma Delta Chi award. 



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