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Katharine Mieszkowski

Katharine Mieszkowski

Senior Reporter

Biography

Katharine Mieszkowski is a senior reporter for Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting. 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 an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, 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

Criminal Justice

Trial and terror

President Donald Trump has used the threat of foreign-born terrorists to justify his travel ban – but since 9/11, nearly every terrorist attack in the U.S. has come from within. On this episode of Reveal, we investigate which domestic terror episodes get tracked and why.

Jun 24, 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
The Trump Era

Up against the wall

This episode of Reveal explores the political, logistical and geographic barriers that could get in the way of President Donald Trump’s plan for a border wall.

Mar 4, 2017
Environment

Rancho Santa Fe guzzler tops drought hall of shame

Move over, Wet Prince of Bel Air. California has a new top residential water guzzler. Someone in Rancho Santa Fe, California, used 13.8 million gallons of water during the year ending Sept. 30, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune, enough for 110 typical homes.

Nov 12, 2015