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Matt Ferner

Matt Ferner

Editor-in-Chief, The Appeal

Matt Ferner, Editor-in-Chief of The Appeal, previously worked as a senior reporter for HuffPost where for nearly a decade he wrote about politics, the criminal justice system, the drug war, police, prosecutors and mass incarceration around the nation. His reporting has been cited in legal briefs and academic research, has influenced policy, exposed misconduct and helped lead to investigations of government corruption. Matt obtained a BA from the University of Colorado Boulder and an MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles.