Joshua Irvine reports on poverty for the Telegraph Herald in Dubuque, Iowa. A recent graduate of Northwestern University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, he’s lived in a few places but will tell you that he grew up outside Chicago. Irvine was a freelance reporter for the Chicago Tribune’s suburban publications, covering municipal government and local school boards. He has reported for Windy City Times, which serves the LGBTQ community, and was a copy editing intern at the Tampa Bay Times.
Beat: Poverty in Dubuque
This beat covers poverty in Dubuque it from various angles -- housing, jobs, child care, education and more. The beat also covers the relatively large Marshallese population, many of whom live in poverty.