Sydney Boles

Sydney Boles

WMMT (Whitesburg, KY)

Sydney Boles is the ReSource reporter covering the economic transition in the heart of Appalachia’s coal country. Sydney received her Master of Journalism from Medill School of Journalism, where she covered immigration and housing insecurity in Chicagoland. Before her work in journalism, she studied oral history and postcolonial resistance strategies in Costa Rica, India, South Africa and Turkey. Sydney grew up in upstate New York and enjoys baking, reading and exploring the outdoors.

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Blackjewel Coal Moves To Liquidate, Leaving Millions Unpaid To Workers And Regulators
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Federal Watchdog Finds Coal Safety Regulator Not Protecting Miners From Silica Dust
Ohio Valley Lawmakers React to Trump’s False Statements Undermining The Election
Coal Education Group Pivots to Entrepreneurship