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Kaitlin Benz

Kaitlin Benz

Production Assistant

Biography

Kaitlin Benz is the production assistant for Reveal. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Metropolitan State University of Denver and a master’s degree in audio journalism from UC Berkeley. She’s previously worked at CBS Interactive and Mission Local and as a freelance audio producer. Her favorite things are houseplants and housecats. She is based in Reveal’s Emeryville, California, office.

Articles

Accountability

When Tasers fail

Tasers help police resolve situations without using guns. Reports show they aren’t always living up to their promise, sometimes with lethal results.

May 11, 2019
Hate

Monumental lies

The Civil War ended more than 150 years ago, but the Confederacy didn’t die with it. Monuments, shrines and museums are present in the South.

May 4, 2019
Environment

Farm wars

Dicamba herbicide is causing a civil war in farm country. Honeybee rustling in California’s almond groves. And sulfur’s link to asthma in children.

Apr 20, 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
Immigration

Trans national migration

We meet an immigration judge who rejected nearly every asylum case that came before her, then follow a transgender woman as she tries to claim asylum.

Apr 6, 2019
Inequality

Captain Boycott

Before there were boycotts, there was Captain Boycott. Meet the man who gave a name to a new kind of protest.

Apr 4, 2019

The right to boycott

We look at where an Israel boycott clause in employment contracts comes from and weigh it against the First Amendment right to free speech.

Mar 30, 2019