MJ Slaby covers education at the Knoxville News Sentinel, a beat she also tackled at The Herald-Times in Bloomington, Ind.; and the Lafayette (Ind.) Journal & Courier.
She extensively reported on a sexual assault lawsuit against the University of Tennessee, uncovering calls between the UT football coach and Knoxville police chief on the day two players were accused of rape and the $3 million settlement cost for the university.
The Indiana University alumna has also covered crime, features, general assignments, health, and arts and entertainment.