Darya Marchenkova is the Don and Doris Shaffer Intern at Type Investigations, where she fact-checks stories and conducts research. She interned as a daily reporter at the Montreal Gazette and completed a graduate program in visual journalism at Montreal’s Concordia University. Before becoming a journalist, Darya worked in community organizing, communications for social movements, and curriculum development for nine years. Her work took her across the United States, from Texas to Vermont. She holds a master’s degree in political science from Central European University and a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from The New School.