Leah Vann

Contributing Analyst

Leah Vann is a Contributing Analyst for NewsGuard, based in Chicago. A native of Fort Worth, Texas, Vann has worked as a sports reporter at the Globe Gazette in Mason City, Iowa, and sports editor at the Steamboat Pilot & Today in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. She has also freelanced for NBC News THINK, The Texas Jewish Post, 22nd Century Media, The Community News Aledo, and The Record North Shore. Vann graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and received her master’s in journalism from the Medill School at Northwestern University.