Akela Lacy is a web producer at Politico. Prior to that, she worked at the Pulitzer Center as a project coordinator, where she managed student international reporting fellows and supported the work of professional grantees.
She is a graduate of the College of William & Mary, where she earned her B.A. in sociology with a minor in Italian. As a 2014-2015 Sharp Seminar Student Fellow through the Pulitzer Center partnership with William & Mary, she completed the program's first international reporting trip. Her work has appeared in Politico, Haaretz, and the Huffington Post, among other publications.