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Robby Soave

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Robby Soave

Robby Soave is an associate editor at He enjoys writing about college news, education policy, criminal justice reform, and television. He is also a columnist for The Daily Beast and has penned articles for The New York TimesNew York Post, CNN, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, The Orange County Register, and The Detroit News. Forbes named him to the 2016 "30 Under 30" list in the category of law and policy.

Soave is perhaps best known for his early skepticism of Rolling Stone's investigative reporting on sexual assault at the University of Virginia. He won a 2015 Southern California Journalism Award for his commentary on the subject.

Before joining Reason, Soave was a reporter for The Daily Caller and associate editor for The College Fix. A graduate of the University of Michigan, he served as editorial page editor and summer managing editor of The Michigan Daily during his time on campus.

In 2016, Soave won the Alumnus of the Year Award at the International Students for Liberty Conference. He was also appointed to the D.C. Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

He has appeared on Fox News, CNN, NPR, HuffPost Live, TheBlaze TV, Russia Today, Bloggingheads, and syndicated radio programs.

He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Carrie, and their two Yorkies, Caesar and Oliver.

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