Michelle Garcia is an editor at NBC News overseeing NBCBLK, its vertical covering Black America. Over the last decade Michelle has covered major social movements across the U.S. including the fight for marriage equality, #MeToo, and the Black Lives Matter movement, to name a few. She was named to Folio’s list of 20 in their 20s, won a GLAAD Media Award with her staff about the advancement of the HIV treatment drug Truvada, taught at CUNY Graduate School Journalism, and has coached several writers along the way. Previously, Michelle was an editor at Vice, Out, Vox, Mic, and The Advocate. She’s a graduate of SUNY Oswego’s journalism program. She lives somewhere in New Jersey with her husband, toddler, and excellent dog.
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