Kelsey Neubauer is a senior at the University of Vermont and Reporting Intern with VTDigger, Vermont’s online, non-profit investigative news organzation. 

She previously the editor-in-chief of the award-winning college newspaper, the Vermont Cynic, which became a finalist for the Pacemaker award under her leadership. Before becoming editor, she was a reporter with many weekly bylines including an investigative story named the Diversity Story of the Year by the Associated Collegiate Press.

Kelsey is passionate about all forms of storytelling from social media posts to a long-form investigative piece to documentaries. In addition to her reporting experience, she interned with Live From Lincoln Center, where she worked on an Emmy award-winning production and Straus News, a company with 13 community newspapers.

On the off days — she am a dancing, book reading, people watching, bagel-loving  native New Yorker.