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Kat Borgerding is the Associate Engagement Editor at Recode. Before joining Recode, she spent four years at Politico in roles overseeing web production, social and digital strategy.

Before Politico, she interned as a web editor and copy editor for The Roanoke Times, The AARP Bulletin, and The Oklahoman, and worked as a freelance reporter for the Wall Street Journal. She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, located in her hometown of Norman, Okla., where she studied journalism and political science.


Ethics Statement

Here is a statement of my ethics and coverage policies. In the age of suspicion of the media, I am laying it all out.

I do not own or trade individual stocks. I do invest in Vox Media’s 401k plan, managed by Fidelity.

I do not consult for any companies, nor do I accept gifts or products of value from companies I cover.

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