The State News, Michigan State University
Rachel Fradette is editor-in-chief for The State News, Michigan State University’s award-winning independent voice. The State News was named a finalist for the Online and Newspaper Pacemakers in 2017 while Fradette served as campus editor. The State News has covered the ex-MSU doctor Larry Nassar cases and MSU scandal since September 2016. Previously, she worked as an investigative intern for the Jackson Free Press in Jackson, Mississippi. She’s a senior studying journalism.
McKenna Ross is a junior at Michigan State University, studying journalism and political science. She is the managing editor of The State News, MSU’s award-winning student newspaper, where she helped lead the breaking news coverage of ex-gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Previously, she has covered city government for The State News and interned at Gongwer News Service in Lansing, Michigan.
Catch up on The State News coverage of the Nassar cases here.