Maddy Simpson

Maddy Simpson

Maddy Simpson is an experienced data journalist and fact checker, currently working as a data journalist for a metro business publication.


  • Former senior financial analyst at Minneapolis-based consulting firm
  • Has worked as a fact-checker since 2020
  • Held editorial positions at a number of firms, including Business Insider, Employee Benefit News, and the St. Louis Business Journal, and has contributed to the Detroit Free Press and Columbia Journalism Review


Maddy Simpson is a journalist based in St. Louis with two years of experience as a fact checker and four years of experience in data journalism. She studied journalism and finance at Bethel University and worked as a financial analyst at a consulting firm before attending Columbia Journalism School. She's worked on projects at the Columbia Journalism Review, Detroit Free Press, and currently is a fact checker and reporter at various publications.


Maddy received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Journalism from Bethel University and a Master of Science degree from Columbia Journalism School.

Expertise: Data journalism and research
Education: Bethel University, Columbia Journalism School
Location: St. Louis, MO

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