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Anna Simonton

Senior editor, The Appeal: Political Report

Anna Simonton, senior editor of The Appeal: Political Report, has focused her journalism career on covering social movements for collective liberation, particularly in the U.S. South. She served as an editor for Scalawag magazine for five years and co-founded Press On, an organization dedicated to Southern movement journalism. She is the co-author with Shani Robinson of “None of the Above: The Untold Story of the Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Scandal, Corporate Greed, and the Criminalization of Educators.” Originally from Atlanta, she is currently based in Minneapolis.