Elizabeth Castillo

Elizabeth Castillo

Elizabeth is a general assignment reporter for CalMatters. She graduated from Chico State with a bachelor's degree in journalism. While in college at Chico, Elizabeth did internships with the local NPR affiliate and the local alt weekly. She's been the editor-in-chief of her school paper both at Chico and, previously, at community college in Bakersfield, where she grew up. Elizabeth is a Dow Jones News Fund and NPR Next Generation Radio alum.


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