Esther Hethcox lives in Durham, North Carolina. She graduated with her BA in Women’s & Gender Studies and Journalism from the University of Mary Washington, May 2018.

While at Mary Washington, Esther was the Online Editor at her university newspaper, the Blue & Gray Press and worked as a student aide for University Relations. She has articles, interviews and feature stories published widely in the Blue & Gray PressEagleEye, and the University of Mary Washington website and archives.

Her areas of investigative journalism interest include: intersectional women’s health and advocacy issues, marginalized community support, and local activism.

She currently works as a News Desk Editor for Accesswire, a communications and newswire company.