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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
Students wear caps and gowns.

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

Woman working at call center.

How Accent-Changing Apps Are Removing Communication Barriers

A rainbow Pride flag waves in the sky
Markus Schreiber / APU.S.

LGBTQ+ Individuals Face Heightened Safety Risks In Prison

A man and woman sit down at a table in a park
NewsyScience and Health

Psychologist Says There's A Rise In The Number Of Lonely, Single Men

Signs are seen at the entrance of Chalmers Elementary school in Chicago
Nam Y. Huh / APU.S.

Enrollment Down At Public Schools Around The Country


A Victim Of Human Trafficking Shares Their Story

A catalytic converter

There's A Rise In Catalytic Converter Thefts Across The U.S.

a shopper pushes his cart past a display of packaged meat in a grocery store in southeast Denver
David Zalubowski / APBusiness

Grocery Inflation Is Still Increasing

A vehicle suspected of being used in recent homicides of Muslim men

String Of Killings Targeting Muslims Continues In Albuquerque

A parent shops for school supplies
Marta Lavandier / APU.S.

Parents Worry About Increasing Cost Of School Supplies

A motorist fills up the tank on a sedan, July 22, 2022, in Saratoga
David Zalubowski APBusiness

Gas Prices Are Starting To Decrease Nationwide

a wedding reception
one shot by NewsyLife

Inflation Costs For Wedding Guests

A living room in an apartment

Rent Prices Continue To Rise Across The Country

procedure room where doctors perform abortions is prepared ahead of the arrival of patients.

The Complex Task Of Enforcing Exceptions To Some States' Abortion Bans

Chrystul Kizer, right, and her attorney Larisa Benitez-Morgan sit together
Paul Williams / The Kenosha News / APU.S.

WI Supreme Court Defines Legal Immunity For Sex-Trafficked Victims

People visit a memorial to those killed and wounded in a mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois.

Mass Shootings Are Driving Up Fear Of Public Spaces, Gatherings

A stretcher is seen after a mass shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade
Nam Y. Huh / APU.S.

Amid Mass Shooting in Highland Park, Gun Violence in Chicago

A sign asking for fireworks display donations

Small Towns Struggle With Fireworks Costs For Fourth Of July

GMC pick-up trucks lined up
Charles Krupa / APBusiness

Cars Are Costing Americans More Money

Someone measures their body.
NewsyScience and Health

Body Neutrality Could Be A More Accepting Approach To Body Image

Meat in a grocery store
Matt Rourke / APLife

Why Do Americans Consume So Much Meat?

Consumers shopping at a grocery store

Consumers Look To Cut Costs, Make Extra Money As Prices Rise

Mermaids swim in a pool.

Mermaids Aren't Just Entertainers. Many Are Environmental Advocates

Heavy traffic in Chicago
Shafkat Anowar / APU.S.

Why Are U.S. Car Crashes On The Rise?

An infant and caretaker
Elaine Thompson / APScience and Health

Prenatal Testing Comes With Certain Risks

Doctor examines brain scans
Matt York / APScience and Health

Lack Of AAPI Participants In Alzheimer's Study Concerns Researchers

Students perform the traditional Filipino cultural dance Tinikling
Cat Sandoval / NewsyU.S.

Georgia Tech Students Put A Spotlight On Traditional Philippine Dance