deanna_portraitDeanna Pan is an enterprise reporter for the Pulitzer Prize-winning  Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C., where she writes about education and occasionally, breaking news and politics.

After graduating from Ohio State University in 2012, she cut her teeth as a fact-checker at Mother Jones and learned the craft of long-form journalism at the Pacific Northwest Inlander, an alt-weekly in Spokane, Wash. She’s written about Bigfoot believers and mass-shooting survivors, and exposed punitive conditions at state mental hospitals. Get in touch at deannaspan[at]gmail[dot]com.