Lucas Dufalla

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Reporter Profile

Before coming to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Dufalla interned at PublicSource, an investigative nonprofit newsroom in his hometown of Pittsburgh. There, he covered housing and economic development in the city and its surrounding boroughs. A summer before, he interned at the Portland Press Herald, Maine’s largest daily newspaper, where he covered small business in southern Maine. He attended Bowdoin College and wrote for the school’s student-run weekly newspaper, The Bowdoin Orient.

Beat: Mississippi River Basin focused on Arkansas

This reporter covers a wide variety of topics about the Mississippi River Basin, such as environmental impact of chemicals; how life in the region is set apart from other areas of Arkansas; and how the region is part of a larger story in middle America. The reporter uses data, video and audio to help tell the full story.