Meaghan McElroy is Report for America’s communications assistant. Previously, she has held communications internships with Urban Green Council, Auroville Consulting, and the NYS Parks FORCES program. She is a graduate of Ithaca College, where she studied journalism and environmental studies as a Park Scholar. As a student, Meaghan was an editor and webmaster for Alluvian, an environmental literary journal; writer for The Ithacan, Ithaca’s student-run newspaper; and a contributor for WRFI Community Radio. Other past experiences include agricultural researcher, freelance writer, and amateur student bagpiper.