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Laura Starecheski

Laura Starecheski

Senior Reporter and Producer


Laura Starecheski is a senior reporter and producer for Reveal. Previously, she reported for NPR’s science desk and the Peabody Award-winning show “State of the Re:Union.” Her Radiolab story “Goat on a Cow” won a silver award at the 2006 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition, and “The Hospital Always Wins,” on “State of the Re:Union,” won a national Edward R. Murrow Award. Her work at Reveal has garnered another national Murrow and a Webby Award. She was a 2012 Rosalynn Carter fellow for mental health journalism and a 2014 Knight-Wallace fellow at the University of Michigan. Starecheski serves on the board of the Association of Independents in Radio. She is based in Philadelphia.



Five years on Nauru

Children refuse to eat, talk or drink water. A mental illness strikes families in an Australian immigrant detention camp on a tiny island nation.

Feb 16, 2019
Criminal Justice

10 years or life

An accused man faces an impossible choice in New Orleans. Plus, a new district attorney in Philadelphia sets out to undo the work of those who came be

Oct 6, 2018