Maia Bond covers poverty and healthcare in Dubuque, Iowa for the Telegraph-Herald. In college, Bond covered breaking news and the Missouri statehouse as an intern for the Kansas City Star. She also previously covered local government, housing and elections for the Columbia Missourian. She holds a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and won a White House Correspondents’ Association scholarship in 2022 for government reporting.
Beat: Poverty and health care in Dubuque
This beat covers poverty in Dubuque from various angles -- housing, jobs, child care, education and more. It also covers health care in the community, including multiple hospitals and clinics, rural health care access, wellness, our aging population and insurance challenges.