Austin Yack graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in English. He worked as a student reporter for the UCSB Daily Nexus and The College Fix, where many of his articles were featured on National Review, Fox News, and The Blaze. In the summer of 2015, Austin served as a Student Free Press Association Fellow at The Hill Newspaper. In addition to reporting, he studied abroad at the University of Cambridge, published academic papers on 4Humanities.org, and interned at the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Office and Young America’s Foundation. Austin was active with the College Republicans during his time at UCSB. He held the position of Administrative Vice-Chair of the California College Republicans statewide board as well as Vice President of the UCSB College Republicans chapter. Austin was a Buckley fellow from 2016-2017.
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