Jane Elizabeth

Senior Research Manager • American Press Institute
Last edited January 18, 2019

Jane currently leads the American Press Institute's project to improve and expand political fact-checking/accountability journalism. She is the Washington Post's former deputy local editor, and teaches advanced journalism as a member of the adjunct faculty at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va. Her work at five U.S. newspapers has focused largely on politics, regional news and education. She was education editor at The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and a senior editor at The Virginian-Pilot where she launched and directed the newsroom's first digital news team. She holds a master's degree in mass communications from Virginia Commonwealth University.