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Isabel Lohman

Isabel Lohman

Isabel Lohman covers education for Bridge Michigan. She aims to tell stories that demonstrate how politics and policies affect people.

Previously, she was the children's issues reporter at the Knoxville News Sentinel in Tennessee where she reported on the state's third-largest public school district's COVID-19 response. She also reported on how a community copes after losing teenagers to gun violence. Isabel wrote stories about what evidence-based violence prevention methods exist and how school districts have changed their agreements with law enforcement. 

Isabel has a bachelor's in journalism from the University of Missouri - Columbia. While in Missouri, she reported for the local NPR affiliate, KBIA, and did audience engagement work for the local newspaper, the Columbia Missourian. She is from Naperville, IL and lives in Ann Arbor. You can reach her at or on Twitter at @isalohgo.