Phillip Powell

Prior to joining the Arkansas Times, Phillip Powell worked as a reporter on Capitol Hill as part of his graduate studies at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. His reporting focused on politics and foreign affairs. At Northwestern Medill, Phillip is taking part in large investigative projects with ProPublica and the Pittsburg Post-Gazette, along with building multimedia skills in podcasting, photography, and video journalism. He holds his bachelors degree in political science from Hendrix College, where he was a staff writer for The Profile and Editor-in-Chief of the award-winning Aonian Literary Magazine. He graduates from Northwestern in June with a Master of Science in Journalism.

Arkansas Times

For 50 years, the Arkansas Times has delivered both mainstream and offbeat news with zest and heart. A progressive voice in a blood-red state, the Arkansas Times chronicles the real-world effects of conservative politics and policy in a poor Southern state. We're also the go-to source for food, arts and entertainment news.