Becca Schimmel

Senior Analyst

Becca Schimmel is a Senior Analyst for NewsGuard. Most recently, she worked as a fact checker for PolitiFact. Schimmel previously covered criminal justice for the Gulf States Newsroom, was a producer at NPR member station WUWM, worked as an economics and infrastructure reporter for WKU Public Radio, and was a “Morning Edition” producer and reporter for NPR station WKMS. She earned her MBA from Western Kentucky University in 2021 and her bachelors in journalism from Murray State University in 2015.