Farai Chideya

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Farai Chideya is a Columnist and Consulting Editor at The Intercept. A fiction and non-fiction author, reporter and broadcaster/podcaster, she has covered every presidential election since 1996; and interviewed subjects including white supremacists, self-made billionaires and Katrina survivors. A former on-air reporter and host for ABC News, CNN and NPR, her forthcoming books include The Episodic Career: The Future of Work in America, and a completely revised edition of her 1995 book on race and the media, Don't Believe the Hype. Farai was a spring 2012 fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics, and is currently a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.