Arijit (Ari) Douglas Sen is a staff writer and fact-checker at Lead Stories. An investigative reporter and student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Hussman School of Journalism and Media, he recently finished an internship in the NBC News investigative unit in Washington D.C. There, where he worked on stories about an unqualified State Department official, President Trump and his associates' dealings in Ukraine, Hunter Biden's potential conflicts of interest and Purdue Pharmaceutical's settlement with several states and municipalities.
Ari has also worked for the Asheville Citizen-Times, Our Chatham and UNC FactCheck. He plans to graduate from the Hussman School in May 2020 with a degree in journalism and a specialization in reporting.