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Andrea Widener

Fellows Spring 2001
Contra Costa Newspapers

Andrea Widener is a reporter for the Contra Costa Newspapers, for which she covers science and the San Francisco Bay area's national laboratories. Since joining the paper in 1998, she has covered stories such as the Wen Ho Lee case and the cost overruns in construction of the world's largest laser. Previously, she was an education reporter for the Boca Raton News in Florida and reported on environmental issues as an intern for The Oregonian. She majored in Physics and Communication at Trinity University in San Antonio. She has a Master's degree at the University of Missouri, where she majored in journalism with an emphasis on environmental reporting.


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