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Priska Neely

Priska Neely

Reporter and Producer

Biography

Priska Neely is a reporter and producer for Reveal. Previously, she was a senior reporter for NPR member station KPCC in Los Angeles, covering early childhood education and development. She reported and produced a series of groundbreaking stories on high death rates for black babies in L.A. and the U.S. She's received awards from the Associated Press Television and Radio Association, National Association of Black Journalists and Radio and Television News Association of Southern California. Before KPCC, Neely worked as a producer for NPR's “Weekend All Things Considered” and “Talk of the Nation.” She studied broadcast journalism and linguistic anthropology at New York University. Neely is based in Reveal’s Emeryville, California, office.

Articles

Criminal Justice

The uprising

As Americans take to the streets, we hear from the person prosecuting the police officers and remember the history of policing in black communities.

Jun 6, 2020
COVID-19

Reproducing racism

As racial disparities in health come into the spotlight amid COVID-19, we explore how the legacy of racism affects maternal health in the U.S.

May 23, 2020
COVID-19

(Un)protected

At a time when America is relying on health care workers more than ever, we look at why there’s not enough protective gear to keep them safe.

May 9, 2020
COVID-19

Detained and exposed

Social distancing and hand-washing are meant to keep us safe from the coronavirus. But in immigrant detention centers, those measures are impossible.

Apr 11, 2020
Accountability

Don’t count on the census

As the 2020 census approaches, experts warn the count will be inaccurate. A look at why the census is struggling and whether efforts to save it can work.

Feb 1, 2020
Criminal Justice

Pushed out

Black girls are being pushed out of school and into jails at alarming rates, but this issue often is overlooked.

Nov 19, 2019
The Trump Era

Commander-in-tweet

These days, a presidential tweet can dictate the news cycle for days on end. But is it driving us to distraction?

Sep 28, 2019