Elizabeth Thompson reports on gender and prison health for North Carolina Health News, a nonprofit news organization in Chapel Hill, North Carolina that covers health care in the state. Thompson has covered Texas politics for The Dallas Morning News’ Washington bureau, reporting on the 2020 election and Texans in Congress. Prior to that, she was a freelance journalist and fact checker for The Raleigh News & Observer, covering North Carolina politics. As an intern for GrepBeat, the tech news website, Thompson wrote about startups and businesses in North Carolina’s Research Triangle area. This classically trained opera singer is a native of Long Island, New York, but became a Tar Heel when she studied journalism and music at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.