Shaina Cavazos

Before joining the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office of Education Innovation as communications and operations manager, Shaina spent five years as a staff reporter for the nonprofit education news website Chalkbeat Indiana. There, she covered state education policy, including award-winning investigations of virtual schools, school funding, and segregation. Her work has also appeared in The Atlantic, the Indianapolis Star, and the Indianapolis Business Journal. Shaina graduated Magna cum Laude from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a master’s degree in journalism and bachelor’s degrees in journalism and economics.