Public Integrity adds two new investigative reporters

The following excerpt was sent out by the Center for Public Integrity: Kristian Hernández and María Inés Zamudio are joining the Center for Public Integrity as investigative reporters focused on inequality in the United States. For Hernández, who has worked as a state policy reporter based in Texas for Pew Charitable Trusts’ Stateline project the […]

Center for Public Integrity hires two new reporters

Yvette Cabrera and Aaron Mendelson, two award-winning investigative reporters, will join the Center for Public Integrity as the newsroom aims to expand its coverage of inequality in the U.S. Cabrera starts on May 9 and will cover inequality in economic and social well-being. She has reported on environmental justice, health, and policy at Grist. Before […]

Public Integrity joins call to require diversity survey for Pulitzers

The Center for Public Integrity has joined more than 60 organizations, which represent journalists across the U.S., in calling on the Pulitzer Prizes to make participation in an annual diversity survey a criteria of eligibility for awards. The group consists of professional journalism associations, labor unions, publishers, and includes: National Association of Black Journalists National […]

Center for Public Integrity adds three to staff

Melissa Hellmann joins the Center for Public Integrity as a reporter covering racial, gender and economic inequality. Previously, she was a reporter at the Seattle Times and has also worked freelance for NPR, The Christian Science Monitor, Time Out, SF Business Times, and others. She has also worked for Seattle Weekly, the Associated Press, YES! […]

Seattle Times reporter Hellmann departs for CPI

Melissa Hellmann, South King County reporter at The Seattle Times, has left to join The Center for Public Integrity, where she will be covering racial, gender and economic inequality. Her new role begins on Aug. 24. Previously, Hellmann was an artificial intelligence reporter at the Times. She also works freelance and is the president of […]