Janell Ross covers political, social and economic issues connected to the country's demographic changes for National Journal's Next America project and also edits the Next America opinion page. Previously, she worked as a staff reporter covering political and economic issues at The Huffington Post, and she wrote about business, immigration, race, and social issues at The Tennessean in Nashville.
Janell has also covered local politics, labor, and higher education at both The News & Observer in Raleigh and the Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Her work has appeared on TheAtlantic.com, TheAtlanticCities.com, and TheRoot.com. She earned a bachelor's degree from Vassar College and a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.