Civil Beat Reporter

Blaze Lovell

Blaze Lovell, previously a reporter for Honolulu Civil Beat, is spending a year as a local investigations fellow with The New York Times. Previously, he was a reporting fellow and intern. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Born and raised on Oahu, he graduated from Pearl City High School in 2014 before migrating to the desert to study journalism. In his college years, Blaze served as the managing editor for UNLV’s paper, the Free Press, and also played rugby, which is like football without pads or rules.

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