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Geoff Ingersoll: Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Caller

Ingersoll graduated from Penn State in 2004. After enlisting in the Marine Corps. in 2005, he deployed twice to Iraq, once to the DMZ in South Korea, and won several journalism awards. Geoff attended graduate journalism school at NYU, then embedded with Marines in Afghanistan. Before joining The Daily Caller in 2017, he served as the defense editor for Military, Defense, Foreign Policy at Business Insider, the managing editor of Marine Corps Times, and the managing editor of The Daily Caller News Foundation. You can find his work highlighted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, Salon, New York Daily News, CNN and many others. He is hopelessly addicted to the news.

Aislinn Murphy: Editor, Check Your Fact

Murphy grew up in Tennessee and received a B.S. in Communication from Cornell University. During college, she interned at Fox 17, the Daily Caller, and Forbes. Murphy joined Check Your Fact in June 2019.

Alyssa Miguel: Editor, Check Your Fact

Miguel grew up in Rhode Island and graduated from American University in 2019 with a B.A. in Journalism. During college, she worked as a video producer for the Defense & Aerospace Report. Miguel joined Check Your Fact in February 2020.

Trevor Schakohl: Reporter

Schakohl grew up in Seattle and graduated from George Washington University in May 2019 with a B.A. in Political Communication. In college, he had several internships, including at the Laura Ingraham Radio Show and the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. He joined Check Your Fact in June 2019.

Elias Atienza: Reporter

Atienza grew up in California and graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a B.A in History. Before joining Check Your Fact, he interned at the Daily Caller News Foundation and the Santa Barbara News-Press through the National Journalism Center.

Jonathan Fonti: Reporter

Fonti grew up in California and graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a B.A. in Political Science and History. Outside of work, Jonathan is an avid reader of classical literature and spends time outdoors. He is also a big fan of watching hockey and baseball. During his time off, he enjoys playing golf and tennis.

Brad Sylvester: Reporter

Sylvester is a Massachusetts native who joined the Daily Caller in 2021. A Fordham University graduate, he previously wrote for the Daily Caller News Foundation, the New York political magazine City & State and The Fordham Ram. Outside of work, Brad is a die-hard New England Patriots fan who loves the outdoors.

Ryan King: Reporter

King grew up in Rhode Island and graduated from Ithaca College with a B.A. in Journalism. During college, he interned at a local TV news station, served as an assistant news editor for the college newspaper, and worked as a newscaster at the college radio station. After college, he worked at a communications firm. King joined Check Your Fact in June 2021.

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