Derek Kravitz, ProPublica

Derek Kravitz is the research editor at ProPublica.

Previously, he was a reporter and editor for the Greater New York section of The Wall Street Journal; a national economics writer for The Associated Press in Washington, D.C.; a local government and transportation staff writer at The Washington Post; and a crime reporter at the Columbia Daily Tribune in Missouri.

Kravitz was also a postgraduate research scholar at Columbia University, and was a co-author of the journalism school's independent review of Rolling Stone magazine’s now-retracted campus-rape story. He was an Overseas Press Club Foundation scholar in 2014; a finalist for the Livingston Award for Young Journalists in 2013; a Washington reporting fellow at the National Press Foundation in 2010-11; and a member of the Post’s reporting team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in breaking-news reporting in 2010.

Kravitz graduated with a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri and master’s degrees in international relations and journalism from Columbia University. He teaches investigative reporting at Columbia’s Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism.

Articles by this author

From Steve Bannon's financial disclosure form. News
Saturday, April 01, 2017
The White House Wouldn’t Post Trump Staffers’ Financial Disclosures. So We Did.
In a remarkable Friday night news dump, the Trump administration made dozens of White House staffers’ financial disclosure forms available. But they did it with an extra dose of opacity. These are important disclosures from the people who have the president’s ear and shape national policy. They lay...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017
Meet the Hundreds of Officials Trump Has Quietly Installed Across the Government
A Trump campaign aide who argues that Democrats committed “ethnic cleansing” in a plot to “liquidate” the white working class. A former reality show contestant whose study of societal collapse inspired him to invent a bow-and-arrow- cum -survivalist multi-tool. A pair of healthcare industry...
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