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Marina Bolotnikova is an editor for Vox's Future Perfect section, which covers the world's big moral and technological problems, from global poverty and inequality to pandemics to factory farming. She edits staff writers and oversees Future Perfect's freelance contributions. Get in touch with her at if you have a story idea or want to learn more about pitching the section! Find her on Twitter at @mbolotnikova.

Previously, Marina was a freelance reporter focusing on factory farming and the criminalization of animal rights activists. She's contributed to the Guardian, the Intercept, the New York Times, and lots of other outlets. In 2022, she was awarded the University of Denver Animal Law Program's Sunlight Award for her reporting on the meat industry. In 2023, she was awarded the National Press Club's Ann Cottrell Free Animal Reporting award for her coverage of the poultry industry's gruesome mass killings of birds during avian flu. You can view some of her past work here.

From 2015 to 2021, Marina was an editor for Harvard Magazine, where she wrote and edited stories about academic research, ideas, the politics of higher education, and more. And before that, she was an editorial writer for the Toledo Blade.