Friday, February 27th, 2015

Angie Drobnic Holan

PolitiFact Editor

Angie Drobnic Holan is the editor of PolitiFact. She previously was deputy editor, and before that a reporter for PolitiFact, helping launch the site in 2007. She was a member of the PolitiFact team that won the Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the 2008 election. She has been with the Tampa Bay Times since 2005 and previously worked at newspapers in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana and New Mexico.

She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and a master’s of library science from the University of South Florida. Her undergraduate degree is from the Plan II liberal arts program at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a native of Louisiana and attended the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts.


The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Angie Drobnic Holan

Mostly False

Some anti-pot votes but not to jail the dying


More in theory than in practice, at least so far

Mostly False

A rug art project, yes, but no proof of praying

Recent stories from Angie Drobnic Holan

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Coming soon: PolitiFact California

We'll be partnering with Capital Public Radio to bring fact-checking journalism to California’s public radio airwaves and websites.

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