Lauren Lindstrom | The Charlotte Observer

 ? Charlotte, North Carolina Green Bay, Wisconsin Lauren’s Work Follow Lauren’s reporting here. Bio Lauren has been a reporter at The Blade in Toledo for nearly five years, most recently on the health beat covering everything from Ohio’s heroin and opioid epidemic to Toledo’s efforts to reduce childhood lead poisoning. Her work has won several

Q City Metro

Location: Charlotte, N.C. About the News Organization: Qcitymetro.com is a 10-year-old hyperlocal website devoted to providing news and content relevant to the black community in Charlotte, NC. The site was launched because its founder, at the time deputy managing editor at The Observer, realized that black communities across the nation were being left behind in

The Charlotte Observer

Location: Charlotte, N.C. About the News Organization: The Charlotte Observer is a 132-year-old news organization intensely focused on accountability reporting in south-central North Carolina region and on statewide issues that affect readers from the coast to the mountains. The Charlotte Observer works closely with sister McClatchy papers in the Carolinas to identify and report with