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Amy Walters

Amy Walters

Reporter and Producer

Biography

Amy Walters is a reporter and producer for Reveal. She began her career as a broadcast journalist in the Middle East. In 2000, she moved to Washington, D.C., to work for NPR’s flagship shows, "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered." A Southern Californian native, Walters returned to the Golden State as a field producer for NPR in 2003. Her work was honored with the Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting, the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award, two Peabody Awards and two Robert F. Kennedy Awards. Throughout her career, Walters has continued to cover the world, including the U.S. war with Iraq in 2004, the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the 2011 Arab Spring in Egypt and Libya, and the U.S. war with Afghanistan. She also has reported from Ethiopia, Kenya and Iran. In 2014, Walters was based in Doha, Qatar, as a producer for Al Jazeera English before returning to the United States. Walters is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.

Articles

Environment

Silencing science

President Donald Trump says he doubts humans have much of a role in climate change. His administration has sought to silence scientists.

Jul 13, 2019
Kids on the Line

A desperate bargain

Parents give up custody to get their kids medical and psychological treatments. Other parents risk deportation to claim kids at government shelters.

Mar 2, 2019
The (Un)Scientific Method

Silencing science

President Donald Trump says he doubts humans have much of a role in climate change. His administration has downplayed the science of climate change and sought to silence scientists working for the federal government.

Jan 5, 2019

Trapped: Abuse and neglect in private care

Deep in the backroads of central Florida, hidden between trees dripping with Spanish moss, sits the campus of an infamous center for the developmentally disabled. Its story shows what can happen when families have nowhere else to find care for their loved ones.

Aug 4, 2018
Hate

Trumping hate

Hate speech is nothing new in the United States. What is new is how often people who use it invoke Trump’s name.

Apr 21, 2018