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Lindsey Mastis is an Emmy-nominated journalist. She anchors weekdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on NewsChannel 8, covering news in the greater Washington, D.C., area.

Lindsey's passion is helping people with technology by exposing scams and revealing dangerous cybersecurity threats. She also connects with people through social media, including through daily Facebook Live broadcasts taking viewers #BehindTheScenes. Look for Lindsey on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Periscope, and Snapchat.

Lindsey traveled across the country to cover the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, the Santa Barbara shooting, the hunt for the Boston Marathon bomber, the West Texas fertilizer plant explosion, and the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

She covered reported President Barack Obama's first inauguration from Washington, DC, and his re-election in 2012 from the swing state of Ohio.

Internationally, Lindsey traveled to India to cover child mortality with the International Reporting Project, taught TV journalism and social media to journalists in Iraqi, Kurdistan, and reported on medical tourism in Mexico.

Mastis also reported for CBS-affiliate WUSA-TV in Washington, DC, Feature Story News service in Los Angeles, NBC-affiliate WFLA-TV in Tampa, Florida, and was a morning show anchor for ABC-affiliate WSIL-TV in Southern Illinois.

Lindsey is a graduate of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. In her free time, she writes music, runs, and is learning Spanish.