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Michelle Pitcher is a Bay Area-based investigative and audio reporter. Her work for The Marshall Project focuses on data-driven stories about policing and incarceration. Her audio work has been featured on NPR and local stations around the Bay Area. She has previously worked as an intern at The Dallas Morning News and as a researcher at the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley.
News May 17
Our reporting shows that in at least 49 states, plus Washington, D.C., foster care officials obtain federal benefits intended for children in their care.
On March 19, 2021, hundreds of people packed into Union Square during an Asian American Federation peace vigil following the shootings in Atlanta.
News April 20
“There is a whole wave of attacking elderly people in different ways," one New York legislator says.
Life Inside April 8
Oakland activist Carl Chan reveals how fear of retaliation, mistrust of police, language barriers and technology gaps fuel underreporting of anti-Asian violence.
A man walked into a store in Arlington, Va., in December.
News December 3, 2020
Public health experts urge making them a priority—but some push back.
Feature October 15, 2020
A series on the damage police dogs inflict on Americans, published in collaboration with AL.com, IndyStar and the Invisible Institute.