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Emily Mills is a reporter with the Akron Beacon Journal, a Gannett (former GateHouse) newspaper in Akron, Ohio.


She spent two years with the Mansfield News Journal, a Gannett newspaper in Mansfield, Ohio, covering crime, breaking news, city government, race and the environment.

Emily was previously a fellow with News21 in Phoenix and an intern with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington.


Emily was also editor-in-chief of her campus newspaper, The Kent Stater. She is a 2016 Kent State University graduate with a degree in multimedia news and political science.

She is from Ravenna, Ohio, and enjoys hiking, yoga and cooking. She hopes to adopt a corgi someday.

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