Lilly is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in a variety of publications, including Salon.com, Slate Magazine, Mother Jones, The Washington Post, NBCNews.com and the Los Angeles Times. Her radio work has aired on Marketplace, Southern California Public Radio's KPCC, and Arizona Public Media's KUAZ. Lilly was born in Mexico, grew up in the border town of Nogales and is fluent in Spanish.

Currently, she is the religion reporter for the St. Louis-Post Dispatch. She previously worked for the investigative news outlet FairWarning, which was launched by former Los Angeles Times reporters.

Lilly graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a concentration in religious studies and history, then gained a master’s degree in theology from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree in journalism from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California.

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