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Welcome MacKenzie Bills, FāVS’ newest writer

MacKenzie Bills
MacKenzie Bills

SpokaneFāVS is pleased to welcome MacKenzie Bills to its growing team of writers. Bills is one of the few writers who comes to FāVS from out of state.

She lives in Iowa where she is a senior at Simpson College. She has worked for Interfaith Youth Core, the U.S. State Department, and the Religious Freedom Center at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Bills learned about FāVS through the Parliament of Worlds Religions and is interested in writing about secularism. Read more about her on the FāVS writers page.

About Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.

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