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Katharine Mieszkowski

Katharine Mieszkowski

Senior Reporter

Biography

Katharine Mieszkowski is a senior reporter for Reveal. She's also been a senior writer for Salon and Fast Company. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, Slate and on NPR's "All Things Considered."

Her coverage has won national awards, including the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award two years in a row, an Online News Association Award, a Webby Award and a Society of Environmental Journalists Award. Mieszkowski has a bachelor's degree from Yale University. She is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.

Articles

Kept Out

Homewreckers

After the housing bust, these men destroyed the American dream of homeownership. Learn how the Homewreckers did it and meet a woman who fought back.

Oct 19, 2019
The Cost of Choice

The cost of school choice

Dominique Martin was thrilled to get a state-funded voucher to send her daughter to private school. We go to Louisiana to investigate the cost of school choice.

Aug 17, 2019
Kids on the Line

In harm’s way

The federal government is quietly expanding its use of “tender age” shelters for migrant kids. We’ll tell you what we know.

Jul 20, 2019
Hate

Hate is all around you

In the second part of Reveal’s series about hate, we look at how racism and white supremacy are institutionalized in America.

Jun 15, 2019
Accountability

Flood thy neighbor

This week, we team up with ProPublica to investigate how rising waters have set off a race to build the highest levee.

Apr 13, 2019
Accountability

Sins of the fathers

In Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, the Catholic Church had a problem with Jesuit priests sexually abusing kids. James Poole was a repeat offender.

Dec 14, 2018