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Julia B. Chan

Julia B. Chan

Producer and Digital Editor

Biography

Julia B. Chan worked at The Center for Investigative Reporting until June, 2017. Julia B. Chan is a producer and the digital editor for Reveal's national public radio program. She’s the voice of Reveal online and manages the production and curation of digital story assets that are sent to more than 200 stations across the country. Previously, Chan helped The Center for Investigative Reporting launch YouTube’s first investigative news channel, The I Files, and led engagement strategies – online and off – for multimedia projects. She oversaw communications, worked to better connect CIR’s work with a bigger audience and developed creative content and collaborations to garner conversation and impact. Before joining CIR, Chan worked as a Web editor and reporter at the San Francisco Examiner. She managed the newspaper’s digital strategy and orchestrated its first foray into social media and online engagement. A rare San Francisco native, she studied broadcasting at San Francisco State University, focusing on audio production and recording. Chan is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.

Articles

Health Care

Misconceptions

The world’s first “test tube baby” turns 40 next year. As she’s grown up, so has the medical specialty that produced her: in vitro fertilization. It’s a big business addressing a big demand. On this episode of Reveal, we examine the stakes – and high costs – of IVF.

Jun 3, 2017
Criminal Justice

The kids aren’t all right

In elementary, middle and high schools, the Associated Press found a shocking level of sexual violence among students throughout the U.S. On this episode of Reveal, we delve into the results of AP’s yearlong investigation.

May 27, 2017
Chasing Energy

Standing Rock and beyond

On Reveal, we team up with Inside Energy to go behind the scenes at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation and meet the young people who started the oil pipeline protests.

May 13, 2017

Running from cops

On this episode of Reveal, we team up with WYPR to explore the consequences of fleeing from the police through two stories, both set in Baltimore.

Apr 29, 2017
Environment

Toxic burden

Reveal goes to places where poisonous chemicals are so deadly that they can devastate a town. And they all have one thing in common: The people in these towns are overwhelmingly black, brown and poor.

Apr 15, 2017

Al Letson Reveals: The color of feminism

In this podcast special, Al Letson recalls the #BlackWomenAtWork stories that went viral recently and talks with Kimberly Foster, the founder of For Harriet and a very frank video commentator, about her dream to “bring down the system.”

Apr 13, 2017
Left for Dead

The mystery of Mountain Jane Doe

In this episode of Reveal, an exhumation of an unidentified woman decades after her stabbing death leads to a series of revelations about who she was and why she might have been killed.

Apr 1, 2017

Richard Spencer’s cotton farms

In this episode of Reveal, we go deeper into three shocking stories, including the Louisiana cotton farm business of white nationalist Richard Spencer.

Mar 18, 2017