Jessica McBride

is a Heavy contributor based in Hartland, Wisconsin. She was a crime, government, and breaking news reporter for daily newspapers in Wisconsin, and her award-winning work has appeared in numerous magazine, newspaper, and online publications. A journalism educator for a four-year state university in Wisconsin since 2004, she has also appeared on national true-crime television shows. She covered the 2016 presidential election for Heavy and focuses on breaking news, political and crime coverage. She can be reached by email at
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