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Cat Sandoval

Culture Reporter

Cat Sandoval is a reporter focused on stories involving diversity and inclusion, especially those spotlighting Asian American people and issues. Before joining Newsy in 2017, Cat owned a boutique production company in New York City whose clients included Mashable, NBC and the New York Daily News. She also created and hosted an NBC series called “Take Back,” with the aim of dispelling stereotypes about Asian Americans. Cat is a former president of the Asian American Journalists Association in New York and an avid kickboxer.

Recent Work
A family gathers at a memorial outside the Star Ballroom Dance Studio in Monterey Park, California
Ashley Landis / APU.S.

Asian Americans share fears after mass shootings in California

People pay their respects outside Star Ballroom Dance Studio.
APU.S.

Monterey Park area mourns residents killed at Lunar New Year festival

A couple pauses at a memorial at a vigil honoring the victims of a shooting at Star Ballroom Dance Studio
Ashley Landis / APU.S.

People gather at Monterey Park City Hall to celebrate the lives lost

Members of the Missouri House of Representatives pledge their allegiance to the flag
David A. Lieb / APPolitics

Missouri House of Representatives introduces dress code for women

A sign promotes awareness of human trafficking
Nicola Vigilanti / APU.S.

January is human trafficking awareness and prevention month

Journalist Anderson Cooper walks with Prince Harry during a "60 Minutes" interview
CBS / 60 Minutes / APEntertainment

Prince Harry Tells '60 Minutes' Why He Is Publicly Sharing His Story

A woman holds a glass of sparkling wine
Alastair Grant / APLife

The Benefits Of Incorporating A Dry January Into Your New Year

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks on the stage of a demonstration in Glasgow, Scotland
Jon Super / APScience and Health

World Environmental Activist Greta Thunberg Turns 20 Years Old

American Airlines flight information screens display today flight information
Nam Y. Huh / APU.S.

Winter Weather Causing Hundreds Of Flights To Be Canceled Or Delayed

An image of Purdue University Northwest Chancellor Thomas Keon is shown.
Purdue University NorthwestU.S.

Purdue Northwest Chancellor Stays Despite Faculty Push For Resignation

An employe of a genetic institute makes a DNA test in Bogota, Colombia
Fernando Vergara / APScience and Health

How Are Genetic Tests Changing Families?

Purdue University Northwest Chancellor Thomas Keon gives a speech.
Purdue University NorthwestU.S.

Purdue Northwest Chancellor Apologizes For 'Offensive' Speech Remark

People sit on a subway.
APScience and Health

Masks Might Be Coming Back As 'Tripledemic' Surges

A "#StopAsianHate" sign hangs on a car window.
Damian Dovarganes / APU.S.

Orange County Leaders Share Why They Declared Racism A Health Crisis

a stack of credit cards
John Raoux / APLife

Feds Warn Of Dangers Of Buy Now, Pay Later

Picture of the book "Orientalism."
NewsyU.S.

Another Insitution Is Taking 'Oriental' Out Of Its Name

USA fan booing while watching the match.
NewsySports

Team USA Fans React To U.S. World Cup Loss To Netherlands

The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree
Julia Nikhinson / APLife

Major U.S. Cities Host Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies

About 130 soldiers with the U.S. Army's 87th Division Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Division Sustainment Brigade
Stephen B. Morton / APU.S.

U.S. Military Struggling With Recruitment

A nun makes caramel candy.
NewsyLife

These Iowa Nuns Are Devoted To Making Life A Little Sweeter

Bianca the main character in Reflect
Walt Disney PicturesEntertainment

New Disney Movie 'Reflect' Focuses On Body Positivity And Self-Esteem

Halle Bailey as Ariel in Disney's "The Little Mermaid."
DisneyLife

New Little Mermaid Inspires Diversity In Halloween Costumes

People shop for Halloween costumes.
NewsyLife

Halloween Costumes Have Grown Into A Billion-Dollar Industry

Gursharan Virk salutes.
NewsyU.S.

Sikh Air Force Cadet Explores Religious Identity Woes In U.S. Military

woman holds a sign and attends a rally to support stop AAPI (Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders) hate
Nam Y. Huh / APU.S.

Why Are Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans On The Rise?

A woman in Turkey cuts her hair during a protest against the death of Iranian Mahsa Amini
Emrah Gurel / APWorld

Women Worldwide Cut Their Hair To Protest The Death Of Mahsa Amini

Students wear caps and gowns.
APBusiness

The Paper Ceiling That Is Keeping Workers Without Degrees From Jobs

People hold signs in support of Asian American Pacific Islander communities
Yuki Iwamura / APU.S.

More Asian Americans Are Purchasing Guns

A car missing its catalytic converter
Matt Rourke / APU.S.

Car Thefts Are On The Rise

Dr. Lilian Abbo, center, receives a flu vaccine from Nicholas Torres, left, and a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot
Lynne Sladky / APScience and Health

Experts Are Expecting High Flu Numbers This Year