Ashley Hackett

Washington Correspondent at MinnPost


Ashley Hackett is MinnPost’s Washington Correspondent Her byline has appeared in outlets including The Washington Post, ProPublica, CNN, The Chicago Tribune, MarketWatch, and many others. Her past reporting has generally focused on investigative work and the intersection of politics and social justice issues, particularly pertaining to women. She graduated from Medill at Northwestern University with her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism. A Minnesota native, Ashley grew up in the Oakdale/Woodbury area and loves to visit the homeland as much as she can (preferably in the summer).