Lindsey McGinnis holds a degree in International Relations with a focus on peace and security from Mount Holyoke College. There, she served as Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper, The Mount Holyoke News, during the publication's 100-year anniversary.
After graduating, she worked for New England Public Radio in Springfield, MA, reporting on everything from police body cameras to 5G technology, before returning home to the Boston area. She joins the Monitor after an AmeriCorps service year supporting youth mentoring programs. Becoming an International Space Station correspondent is her favorite pipe dream.