Riley Beggin is Bridge’s Capitol watchdog reporter. She lives in Lansing, where she covers Michigan politics, including legislative, gubernatorial and other state-wide elections. Riley will be reporting stories that aim to shed light on state governance and hold public officials accountable to those they serve. She joined Bridge in January 2018 after working as a digital producer for KPCC, Los Angeles’ NPR member station. Before that, she was a fellow at ABC News’ Washington Bureau, where she reported on the Trump administration, Congress and the State Department. She has interned with NPR’s investigative unit and her freelance work has appeared on NPR, ESPN and more. Riley majored in history and international relations at the University of Wisconsin—Madison. She also holds a master’s degree in investigative journalism from the University of Missouri, where she worked for IRE, the largest organization of investigative reporters in the world. You can reach Riley at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 517-657-3580.