Devna Bose is a reporter for Chalkbeat Newark and a 2019 Report for America corps member. She is a Mississippi native and previously reported for several community newspapers in her home state. Her work — including feature writing, photography, and design — has won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Mississippi Press Association. She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi, where she was managing editor of the student newspaper, The Daily Mississippian. You can find her on Twitter @devnabose.