Kristen Hinman is a journalist in Washington, D.C., working as the deputy editor of politics & policy coverage for Bloomberg Businessweek magazine.

Primarily a magazine writer with a knack for long-form narrative, she was previously a staff writer for Village Voice Media. From Europe and the Deep South, New York and the Midwest, she’s also reported for an array of other outlets including The Washington PostThe Atlantic, SlateThe New York TimesFast Company, The Wilson QuarterlyThe Chicago TribuneAmerican HistorySalon, Women’s Wear Daily and Time Out.

A two-time finalist for the Pen USA Literary Journalism Award and a finalist for the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists, Kristen has also won awards for investigative reporting, deadline news and feature writing, including two James Beard Foundation awards for her reporting on food policy. She got her M.S. in journalism from Columbia University and her B.A. from Dartmouth College. Hop on over to her LinkedIn profile for the bullet points. Follow her on Twitter.