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Elissa Nadworny

Digital Producer and Editor, NPR Ed

Elissa Nadworny is a digital journalist on the NPR Ed Team. She writes for the blog, shoots photos and videos and works with the team on their digital strategy.

Prior to coming to NPR, Nadworny worked at Bloomberg News, reporting on the White House. For Bloomberg, she's covered stories on immigration, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's return to the U.S. and the president's health. You can still occasionally catch her reporting from 1600 Penn on the weekends.

A recipient of the McCormick National Security Journalism Scholarship, she spent four months reporting a story about U.S. international food aid for USA Today, traveling to Jordan to report on food programs for Syrian refugees. In addition to USA Today, she's written stories for Dow Jones' MarketWatch, the Chicago Tribune, the Miami Herald and McClatchy DC.

A native of Erie, Pennsylvania, Nadworny has a bachelor's degree in documentary film from Skidmore College and a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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Cyndy Bulson now volunteers at Stocking, helping monitor kids in the morning, serving breakfast and chaperoning field trips. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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What One District's Data Mining Did For Chronic Absence
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Behind The Scenes: How A Fourth-Grade Class Reported Our Story
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Elder colors paper leaves for the Life Skills tree. When they finish coloring, students will write skills they want to master on the leaves. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Two Days Inside A Classroom For Young Offenders
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For Adults, Lifelong Learning Happens The Old Fashioned Way
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Dale Earnhardt Sr., shown celebrating in the victory lane after winning the International Race of Champions in 1995 in Daytona Beach, Fla., died on Feb. 18, 2001 from injuries in a last-lap crash at the Daytona 500. In one of this week's #NPRreads, a sports reporter remembers that moment. Terry Renna/AP hide caption

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Hotels and apartment buildings line the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The head of a sports travel agency specializing in packages for the Rio 2016 Olympics said that the company's business could be devastated if the Zika virus continues to spread. Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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How A Great Teacher Cultivates Veggies (And Kids) In The Bronx — In 17 Photos
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