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Olivia Sun

Olivia Sun is a staff photographer and Report for America corps member for The Colorado Sun.

Olivia covers statewide politics, education and the environment, traveling to the mountains and across the plains. Before this, she spent two years in her home state at the Des Moines Register photographing daily news, focusing on economic disparities, investigations and coronavirus coverage. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa, and while studying journalism and film she interned at The Chautauquan Daily in western New York, the China Daily in Beijing, and NPR’s science desk in Washington, D.C.

Olivia’s coverage of the 2020 caucus season has appeared in Liberation, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Associated Press, The Washington Post and more.

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