Corps Member Q&A: Emily Woodruff

Emily Woodruff covers healthcare and public health in southern Louisiana for The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate with a focus on The Big Easy’s metro region. As a healthcare reporter, Emily is a rare breed in the Pelican State, where few — if any — newsrooms have a full-time health reporter on staff — and

Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting

Location: Jackson, Mississippi About the News Organization: The Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting, established in 2018, is a nonprofit statewide news organization that seeks to empower citizens in their communities by holding public officials accountable. MCIR reports on issues including education, the criminal justice system, gun violence, prisons and public corruption. The center seeks to

Kate Groetzinger | KUER

 ? Moab, Utah  Waco, Texas  Kate’s Work. Follow Kate’s reporting here. Bio Kate has been an intern, fellow and reporter at Texas Monthly, Texas Observer, Quartz, the Texas Standard, and Voces, an oral history project. More recently, at the Observer, she covered the Texas state legislature. She received her B.A. from Brown University, where she

Samantha Max | Nashville Public Radio

 ? Nashville, Tennessee Baltimore, Maryland Samantha’s Work Follow Samantha’s reporting here. Bio Samantha Max was an investigative reporting intern for the Medill Justice Project and a bilingual multimedia news intern at Hoy, Chicago Tribune’s Spanish-language daily. She returned to her hometown of Baltimore in 2015 and again in 2016 to work as a newsroom intern

Will Wright | Lexington Herald-Leader

? Pike County, Kentucky Eighty Four, Pennsylvania Will’s Work Follow Will’s work here. Bio Will Wright covered the environment and government accountability during internships at the Sacramento Bee, the Lexington Herald-Leader and the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting. He was editor-in-chief of University of Kentucky’s independent student newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel. After graduating from University

Alex Acquisto | Lexington Herald-Leader

 ? Lexington, Kentucky Owensboro, Kentucky Alex’s Work Follow Alex’s reporting here. Bio Alex has been a reporter at the Bangor Daily News in Maine, first covering the state’s lobster and tourism industries on the midcoast, then leading the paper’s metro coverage in Bangor, before finally reporting on Maine politics in the state capital. She has