Lexie Schapitl is a news assistant with NPR's Washington Desk, where she produces radio pieces and digital content. She also reports from the field and assists with production of the NPR Politics Podcast.
Schapitl first came to NPR as a Washington Desk intern in 2017. She has previously worked as an associate producer with NPR's newscast unit, a social media manager with Vox and a reporting intern with Newsday. A New Jersey native and University of Maryland graduate, Schapitl is a fan of Maryland basketball, trivia, musicals and the New York Mets.