Jane Coaston is a political journalist residing in Washington, D.C. She is currently a Senior Politics Reporter at Vox. She is well known for her coverage of the Republican Party and the American Right.   
Early Life & Education
Jane Coaston grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and attended the University of Michigan. She graduated from UM with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science. At the UM, Coaston received the Stephen J. Tonsor Best Oral Presentation of Thesis Award for her thesis, "Nazi Propaganda Before and After the Battle of Stalingrad". She was a two-time recipient of the James B. Angell Scholar Award and a four-time recipient of University Honors. Coatson also served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Review in 2009. While studying at UM, she was invited to and attended the Collegiate Network's Geostrategic Journalism Conference in Prague, Czech Republic.  
Since November 2017, Jane Coatson has been a Senior Politics Reporter at Vox. She covers US politics writing articles on topics ranging from the Republican Party to Black Lives Matter to economic policy. At Vox, she focuses on conservatism and the American Right. Coatson has written articles for Vox including," Fox News demanded a government shutdown — and got one", "Tucker Carlson suggested immigration makes America "dirtier." It’s costing him.," and "Trump now says the US loses $200 billion on illegal immigration every year. That’s not true." 
In addition to her work for Vox, Coatson has written articles for publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, ESPN, The Ringer, and BuzzFeed. She has also written about college football for Every Day Should Be Saturday and covered the NFL for SB Nation.    Coatson was a Political Reporter at MTV from 2016 to 2017 where she covered the 2016 US presidential election by examining the Republican Party and the American Right. At MTV she wrote articles including "The Major LGBTQ Civil Rights Fight you Haven't Heard of", "What to Know about James Comey's Hearing", and "The Right to be Remarkably Unremarkable."  Coatson previously worked as a Writer for the Human Rights Campaign from 2014-2016. Prior to that, she worked for the Environmental Working Group, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Arabella Advisors, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.