Lindsie Trego will focus on libel, privacy, confidentiality, and newsgathering as the 2018-2019 Ethics & Excellence in Journalism Fellow. Lindsie graduated in 2018 from The University of North Carolina's joint degree program in media law, earning both her J.D. and M.A. in mass communication, where she served as symposium editor for the First Amendment Law Review and published a note on expansion of the government speech doctrine on college campuses. She earned her bachelor's degree in English and journalism at Whitworth University in 2014, working as reporter and news editor for the student newspaper, The Whitworthian. Before joining the Reporters Committee, she interned with the Student Press Law Center, the Seattle office of the American Civil Liberties Union, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, and Legal Aid of North Carolina.