Erica Hellerstein | The Mercury News

 ? San Jose, California  Berkeley, California  Erica’s Work Follow Erica’s reporting here. Bio Erica is an award-winning investigative journalist born and raised in the Bay Area. She worked as an investigative and political reporter at INDY Week in Raleigh, NC, a researcher and consultant on a VICE documentary, a reporter/researcher at PBS/Frontline and a fellow

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

Manuela Tobias | Fresno Bee

? Fresno, California Buenos Aires, Argentina Manuela’s Work Follow Manuela’s reporting here. Bio Manuela is a former staff writer for PolitiFact, where she covered politics, health care, immigration and international trade. She was also a researcher for Politico, a research assistant at The New Yorker, and an intern at New York Magazine. She was a

Lorin Eleni Gill | Honolulu Civil Beat

 ? Honolulu, Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii Eleni’s Work Follow Eleni’s reporting here. Bio Eleni is a multimedia reporter who was born and raised in Honolulu. As a business reporter at Pacific Business News, she covered health care, nonprofits and tourism, writing about the Affordable Care Act, alternative lodging and the controversy over the Thirty Meter Telescope

Risa Johnson | The Desert Sun

 ? Palm Springs, California Ridgecrest, California Risa’s Work Follow Risa’s reporting here. Bio Risa is a multimedia reporter who has worked for the Chico Enterprise-Record in California. She covered local politics and the community impacts of local disasters, including the Camp Fire in November 2018 and the Oroville Dam crisis in 2017, for which she

Theodora Yu | Sacramento Bee

? Sacramento, California Hong Kong Theodora’s Work Follow Theodora’s reporting here. Bio Theodora Yu worked in a startup investigative organization in Hong Kong called FactWire News Agency, where she covered child abuse, a suspected arson attack in a wetland and other controversies. She earlier worked as a video assistant for the Associated Press in Hong