Anna Swartz

Managing Editor & Auto Insurance Expert

Expertise

Auto insurance, home insurance, renters insurance, and insurance claims

Education

Wesleyan University (BA)

Featured in

Mic, HuffPost, Salon, AOL, MSN

About

Anna Swartz is a managing editor and auto insurance expert at Policygenius, where she oversees our car insurance coverage. Previously, she was a senior staff writer at Mic.com, as well as an associate writer at The Dodo. As a journalist, her work has also appeared in HuffPost, Heeb, Salon, MSN, Insider, and Yahoo.

Experience highlights

  • At Policygenius, Anna oversees our auto insurance vertical, covering topics like how to file a car insurance claim and the best car insurance for new drivers.

  • Previously, as a senior staff writer at Mic.com, her work on Unerased: Counting Transgender Lives won a GLAAD Media Award for Oustanding Digital Journalism.

  • Anna was an English major at Wesleyan University, where she was elected by her peers to deliver the commencement address on behalf of her graduating class.

Past work

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Want to interview a Policygenius expert?

Journalist on a deadline? Our press team can connect you with our experts to discuss insurance, personal finance, and more. They’re also pretty friendly.

press@policygenius.com

Policygenius content follows strict guidelines for editorial accuracy and integrity. Learn about our editorial standards and how we make money.

Pro tip

Anna Swartz

I like making car insurance feel simple and approachable — the more you understand your coverage, the better equipped you’ll be to get an affordable policy that meets all your needs.

Selected stories from Anna

Best auto insurance for teens and young adults (2022)

Updated May 11, 2022 | 9 min read

Our analysis found that Erie is the best and cheapest auto insurance for young adults, teens, and new drivers.

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Compare car insurance quotes for May 2022

Updated May 06, 2022 | 4 min read

Shopping for affordable car insurance doesn’t have to be hard — the easiest way to find your best rates is to compare quotes from top companies before picking a policy.

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Do you need proof of insurance to rent a car?

Updated May 04, 2022 | 5 min read

No, you don’t need proof of insurance to rent a car because the vehicle will already be insured by the rental company. But if you have your own insurance it will protect the rental, too.

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