Angela Underwood

Angela Underwood

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Expertise

Political journalism, investigative reporting, feature writing

Education

Stockton University

Highlights

They say truth is stranger than fiction, which is why I got into the journalism business. While I still am investigating who "they" are, I can confirm I'm yet to read any fictional work that comes close to the truths I've written.

— Angela Underwood

Experience

Angela Underwood is a New Jersey-based journalist with over 15 years’ experience as a beat reporter and freelance writer. Her work has been featured in Niki Swift, Inside.com, and MSN’s Stacker.

Angela’s professional writing career includes coverage of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010, which entailed intimate interviews with the first responder’s family. She has also covered the deaths of two fallen Iraqi War soldiers and a U.S. Army Green Beret Adam Smith’s fight for medical cannabis and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Education

Angela earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and Creative Writing from Stockton University.

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