Political Editor

Max Marin is Billy Penn's political editor. He joined the team in August 2018.

Over the past four years, he has produced award-winning journalism on local politics, criminal justice, immigration and neighborhood issues, with bylines in more than a dozen local news outlets.

His career began in Jordan in 2012, where he wrote for regional Middle Eastern publications. He returned to his native Philly area in 2014. Prior to joining Billy Penn, Max served as a staff writer and associate editor at Philadelphia Weekly, the city's last surviving alt-weekly, and AL DÍA News, a Spanish-English news outlet that covers the city's Latino community.

A graduate of Temple University, he grew up in Montgomery County between a Boston Market and the Willow Grove Mall.

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