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Taylor R. Avery

Carson City Bureau Reporter
Twitter: @travery98

Taylor R. Avery covers the Nevada Legislature, state government and politics. A proud alum of the Silver State's oldest student newspaper, the Nevada Sagebrush, Taylor previously interned with the Nevada Independent, the Los Angeles Times, the Reno Gazette-Journal, USA TODAY and the Chicago Sun-Times. Born and raised in Elko, she earned degrees in journalism and political science at the University of Nevada, Reno before completing a master's degree in Public Affairs Reporting at the University of Illinois Springfield.

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