Zachariah Hughes

Zachariah Hughes covers the four large suburban counties surrounding Philadelphia. Prior to joining WHYY he lived in Alaska for seven years, reporting for the state’s public radio network on a wide range of topics, including local government, climate change, the opioid epidemic, military affairs, and many, many sled-dog races. His work has appeared on NPR, as well as in the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, and the Guardian. He grew up in New Haven, Connecticut, and lived abroad in Turkey for a year before attending Harvard University.

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