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Dana Farrington

Digital Editor, Washington Desk

Dana Farrington is a digital editor coordinating online coverage on the Washington Desk — from daily stories to visual feature projects to the weekly newsletter. She has been with the NPR Politics team since President Trump's inauguration. Before that, she was among NPR's first engagement editors, managing the homepage for NPR.org and the main social accounts. Dana has also worked as a weekend web producer and editor, and has written on a wide range of topics for NPR, including tech and women's health.

Before joining NPR in 2011, Dana was a web producer for member station WAMU in Washington, D.C.

Dana studied journalism at New York University and got her first taste of public radio in high school on a teen radio show for KUSP in Santa Cruz, Calif.

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Vice President Harris attends a meeting with Baltic leaders at the Munich Security Conference in Germany on Friday. Harris is meeting with European leaders and discussing the Russia-Ukraine crisis through the weekend. Andrew Harnik/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A health care worker holds doses of J&J vaccines at the Gandhi Phoenix Settlement in Bhambayi township, South Africa, on Sept. 24. A study of the J&J booster shot in the country had promising results against the omicron variant. Rajesh Jantilal/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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New COVID studies show promise for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine booster

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Ernie, a Muppet from the popular children's series Sesame Street, appears with new character Ji-Young, the first Asian American Muppet, on the set of the long-running children's program in New York on Nov. 1. Noreen Nasir/AP hide caption

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This 'Sesame Street' kid is now the Muppeteer for its first Asian American character

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Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced plans to launch his own social networking platform called TRUTH Social, which is expected to begin its beta launch for "invited guests" next month. Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Line judge Maia Chaka signals during the game between the Carolina Panthers and the New York Jets at Bank of America Stadium on Sept. 12 in Charlotte, N.C. Chaka made history as the first Black woman to officiate an NFL game. Grant Halverson/Getty Images hide caption

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Leylah Fernandez of Canada celebrates after winning her quarterfinals match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on Tuesday. The 19-year-old is the youngest woman in the U.S. Open semifinals in nearly two decades. Elsa/Getty Images hide caption

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19-Year-Old Leylah Fernandez Is Captivating U.S. Open Watchers

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