Maddy Simpson is a fact-checker at Verywell Mind, reviewing and updating articles to ensure they are factually accurate and reflect latest product information.
Maddy Simpson is a journalist based in St. Louis. She studied at journalism and finance at Bethel University, and worked as a financial analyst at a consulting firm before attending Columbia Journalism School. She's worked on projects at the Columbia Journalism Review, Detroit Free Press, and currently is a fact checker and reporter at various publications.
Maddy received a Bachelor of Arts degrees in Finance and Journalism from Bethel University and a Master of Science degree from Columbia Journalism School.
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