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Mary C. Curtis

Roll Call and NBCBLK
Political Columnist

Mary C. Curtis, columnist at Roll Call and NBCBLK, is an award-winning journalist and educator based in Charlotte, N.C. She has contributed to NBC News, NPR, The Washington Post, The Root, and talks politics on WCCB-TV in Charlotte. Curtis has worked at The New York Times, the Charlotte Observer, the Baltimore Sun, and the Associated Press. Her coverage specialty is the intersection of politics, culture, and race, and she has covered the 2008, 2012, and 2016 presidential campaigns.


Curtis is a Senior Leader with The OpEd Project, at Yale University, Cornell University, and the Ford Foundation and at the Aspen New Voices Fellowship in Johannesburg, South Africa. She was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and a Kiplinger Fellow in social media at Ohio State.


Her honors include Clarion Awards from the Association for Women in Communications, awards from the National Headliners, and the Society of Professional Journalists, three first-place awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, and the Thomas Wolfe Award for an examination of Confederate heritage groups. Curtis has contributed to several books, including an essay in Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox.


You can find her work at www.maryccurtis.com


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