Christine Rushton


Graduated with MA, Syracuse Univ., S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, 2015

Freelancer for Los Angeles Times/Reporter for Capital Community News in DC

Christine is a freelance and contract journalist writing in DC for the Los Angeles Times and Capital Community News. She obtained her master’s at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School in June 2015, and started teaching digital journalism in Newhouse’s online master’s program in January. In addition to her bachelor’s and master’s in journalism, she holds a bachelor’s in music performance on flute from Washington State University and teaches a studio of pianists near her home on Capitol Hill, DC. So far, she’s traveled on reporting trips to Cuba, Guatemala and Palestine. If she’s not following a lead, you’ll find her strapped into a pair of running shoes preparing for her next road race. 

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