Elizabeth Beyer

Elizabeth Beyer is a multimedia political reporter for the Medill News Service and master’s candidate at the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, with a focus on visual and interactive storytelling.

She has contributed reporting to the New York Times, The Columbus Dispatch, and worked for tronc, Inc (the company formerly known as Tribune Publishing).

She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism with a focus on news writing and reporting from Columbia College Chicago in 2012.

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Parkland Survivors Push House Leaders on Gun Control Days After Texas School Shooting

by Elizabeth Beyer 05-23-2018

Students from high schools across the country appealed to lawmakers during a forum on gun violence prevention on Capitol Hill. Photo by Elizabeth Beyer

Students from high schools across the country met with Democratic members of Congress Wednesday to discuss gun control reform just days after another shooting claimed the lives of 10 and injured more than a dozen at Santa Fe High School in Texas.

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Whether Texas Redistricting Diluted Latino, African-American Votes

by Elizabeth Beyer 04-25-2018

The Supreme Court on Tuesday debated whether new congressional districts drawn up in Texas constitute “racial gerrymandering” because they intentionally dilute the voting blocs of new Latino and black residents, a case that could have a lasting effect on how electoral districts are drawn.

Protesters Attacked During Turkish President’s Visit Disappointed with Attackers’ Sentences

by Elizabeth Beyer 04-05-2018

FILE PHOTO: A police officer pushes a man away from protesters during a violent clash during Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Washington, D.C., on May 16, 2017. Armenian National Committee of America/Handout via REUTERS

Two Turkish-American supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan were sentenced to one year in prison Thursday with credit for time served for violently attacking anti-Erdogan protesters during a demonstration that left 13 people injured outside of the Turkish ambassador’s residence last year.

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