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A graduate of Hofstra University, Dreux Dougall has writing, research, and production experience in the media, where she has covered environmental, international, and cultural topics for the past three years. Before joining Need to Know, she worked on the Emmy-award winning show Bill Moyers Journal and was an on camera reporter at Transit Transit News Magazine. Connect with her on Linked In.
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