Destiny Herbers

Destiny is a graduate of the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at the University of Maryland, where she earned her master’s degree in journalism. She received her bachelor’s degree in communication from Alma College in Michigan, and spent summers interning in Sierra Leone and India. While at UMD, she covered NASA and Congress for the school’s Capital News Service, reporting everything from cheese served at state dinners to future missions to Mars. She contributed research to the Howard Center’s award-winning project, “Mega Billons,” an investigation of state lotteries, and was part of an ongoing Associated Press investigation into law enforcement practices. When she isn’t reporting, Destiny loves swing dancing and thrift shopping.