Caryn Baird

Researcher, PolitiFact and The Poynter Institute

Caryn Baird is a News Researcher for PolitiFact and the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. In the newsroom of the Tampa Bay Times, she worked alongside writers and editors, including Lane DeGregory and Tom French, for more than 20+ years, nailing down facts, providing historical context, and digging out cell phone numbers. She has research credit on five Pulitzers and several other award-winning stories.  She has a M.S.–L.I.S. from Simmons College and a B.A. from Wellesley College.

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