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Will Wright studied journalism and political science at the University of Kentucky. He served as Editor-in-Chief of UK's independent student newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel, where he received multiple national and statewide awards for his reporting. The Kernel won the prestigious Pacemaker award for the 2015-16 school year, when Wright was Editor-in-Chief.

His internships include the Sacramento Bee, the Lexington Herald-Leader, the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and Lexington Family Magazine. Wright has experience in multi-media reporting and social media — in 2015, he won 1st and 2nd place in the Kentucky Press Association's "Best Use of Social Media" award.

Wright embarked on a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail in March 2017.

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