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Stan Alcorn

Stan Alcorn

Reporter and Producer

Biography

Stan Alcorn is a reporter and producer for Reveal. His radio work at Reveal has won awards including a Peabody Award, several Online Journalism Awards, an NABJ Salute to Excellence Award, and a Best of the West Award, as well as making him a finalist for a Livingston Award for Young Journalists. He previously was a reporter for Marketplace, covering business and economic news – from debit card fees levied on the formerly incarcerated to the economic impact of Beyoncé's hair. He has helped launch new shows at Marketplace, Slate, and WNYC; contributed research to books by journalists at Time and CNBC; and reported for outlets including NPR, PRI's The World, 99% Invisible, WNYC, FiveThirtyEight, Fast Company, High Country News, Narratively, and Digg. He is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California office.

Articles

Climate Change

The tide is high

Reveal investigates government policies that let people build in harm’s way, make it difficult to move them to safety and fail to tally the dead.

Jan 6, 2018
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

Jun 24, 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 bor

Mar 4, 2017
Immigration

The deadliest route to the American dream

As the Trump administration moves forward with the president’s promised U.S.-Mexico border wall, questions persist about the effectiveness of immigration enforcement that has forced migrants into increasingly deadly terrain.

Mar 3, 2017