Phillip Swarts is an investigative reporter specializing in government accountability and political ethics for the Washington Guardian.
Originally from Warsaw, Ind., he graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University with both a Bachelors and Masters of Science in Journalism and a minor in Political Science.
While at Northwestern, he partnered with The Washington Post to investigate military healthcare for National Guard and reserve troops. He also completed an internship with The Oregonian in Portland, Ore. reporting on law enforcement and breaking news.
Phillip's work has appeared in the McClatchy News Service, Military Times, Daily Caller and United Press International. Phillip started reporting in the 7th grade for his middle school paper and has never lost his passion for writing.