Kira Brekke is a producer for ThinkProgress. Prior to joining the team, she worked for The Huffington Post in New York City for three-and-a-half years as an editor and producer covering news, human rights, and LGBTQ equality. While in college at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, Brekke worked on the Academy Award-nominated documentary, “The Invisible War,” which documented the epidemic of sexual assault in the U.S. military.

Brekke grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in broadcast and digital journalism and a minor in human rights with an emphasis in LGBTQ studies.