Christopher Baxter


Statehouse Reporter,  NJ Advance Media, serving The Star Ledger and NJ.com

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Christopher Baxter is a statehouse reporter for NJ Advance Media, serving The Star-Ledger and NJ.com. He covers the administration of Republican Governor Chris Christie, the State Police and state Attorney General’s Office. Prior to joining The Star-Ledger in 2011, he worked for The Morning Call in Allentown, Pa., focusing on environmental reporting. His work has garnered state and regional awards in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as the national Livingston Award for Young Journalists in 2014. He has written for the Concord (N.H.) Monitor, The Virginian-Pilot and The Boston Globe and has been published in the Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post. He has appeared on NPR, CNN, Al-Jazeera America and Radio Ireland among others.