Casey Murray is a data reporter covering health and criminal justice at The Sacramento Observer, which serves the Black community in Sacramento, California and beyond. Previously, she covered breaking news and helped to develop podcasts at KSHB, an NBC affiliate in Kansas City, Missouri. As a student at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Murray covered health and did newscasts for KBIA, an NPR affiliate, reported for the Missouri Broadcasters Association, and hosted an entrepreneurship podcast for Missouri Business Alert. She has interned at Politico Europe, where she managed social media platforms and assisted with data projects.
The Sacramento Observer has been publishing since 1962, addressing issues of importance to the African American community. Its mission is to inform the community—on its news site and in its weekly paper. The Observer has been honored with more than 700 local and national awards for journalism excellence and outstanding community service, including being named the nation’s best Black newspaper six times by the National Newspaper Publishers Association
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