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RJ Vogt

RJ Vogt is a New York City-based journalist at legal newswire Law360, reporting on the American justice system.

His stories focus on public interest issues like mass incarceration, bail reform, wrongful convictions, the justice gap, human rights abuses and more. 

His freelance work has been published by Outside Magazine, McSweeney's Literary Quarterly and VICE Sports and several local magazines in Southeast Asia. 

He's also published research on the advocacy journalism of Ida B. Wells in the Lexington Books collection Political Pioneer of the Press: Ida B. Wells-Barnett and Her Transnational Crusade for Social Justice (2018). 

He previously worked for two years in Yangon, Myanmar as a reporter and editor at The Myanmar Times, covering the country's first legitimate election in 50 years and the ensuing transfer of power. 

He graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, was born in Chattanooga and raised outside of Nashville.