About

Real Facts NC is a 501(c)(4) non-profit dedicated to researching and telling the real story about issues facing North Carolinians. We share current and developing public policy and messaging in service of a more equitable North Carolina.


 

DANIEL GILLIGAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

EMAIL: Daniel@realfactsnc.com

Daniel Gilligan, PhD, serves as Executive Director of Real Facts NC. He joined Real Facts in December of 2014. Daniel grew up in Raleigh, NC, and is a graduate of NC State University. He holds a PhD in Politics from Durham University in the United Kingdom.

HANNAH HOGEWOOD, DEPUTY DIRECTOR

EMAIL: Hannah@realfactsnc.com

Hannah Hogewood serves as the Deputy Director of Real Facts NC. She joined Real Facts in 2017. Hannah grew up in Raleigh, NC, and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Media and Journalism.

SARA SVEHLA, RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Sara Svehla is the Research Associate at Real Facts NC. Sara grew up in Summerfield, NC, and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with degrees in Public Policy and Political Science. She joined Real Facts NC in 2017.