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Daniel Jeon

Jack Nelson/Dow Jones Foundation Legal Fellow

Daniel Jeon comes to the Reporter’s Committee as the 2018-2019 Jack Nelson/Dow Jones Fellow for the Reporters Committee, where he will assist with litigation, policy, and amicus work, primarily around state and federal freedom of information laws while also helping reporters and news organizations with records requests. Daniel graduated from New York University School of Law in 2018, where he was an online editor for the New York University Law Review. He has interned with the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, the ACLU Voting Rights Project, and Oregon Supreme Court Justice Rives Kistler. Prior to law school, Daniel worked at ACLU of Washington's intake department and interned as a copy editor at The Seattle Times.  He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington, majoring in both journalism and law, societies & justice.