Allie Bidwell is a reporter and editor currently living in Washington, D.C.
Bidwell graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. At UC Berkeley, Bidwell started her journalism career at the award-winning, independent student paper, The Daily Californian, where she covered UC Berkeley’s active (and at times controversial) student government, before serving two semesters as a news editor.
Currently, Bidwell is reporting on education and science for U.S. News & World Report. Before that, she wrote for the finance and policy section of The Chronicle of Higher Education, where she covered local and federal governments, budgets, legislation and facilities at institutions of higher education throughout the country. Bidwell has also worked in the newsrooms of prominent Bay Area media outlets, such as KTVU-2 in Oakland and the San Francisco Chronicle.