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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
Etsy mobile credit card reader
Mark Lennihan / APBusiness

Etsy Sellers On Strike As Company Increases Transaction Fee

In vitro fertilization equipment
Sang Tan / APScience and Health

The Twin Birthrate Is On The Rise

Gurdeep Pandher dances bhangra in the snow
Gurdeep Pandher / YoutubeU.S.

Dancing For Joy Bhangra Style — One Day At A Time

Newsy reporters Cat Sandoval, left, and Casey Mendoza

People Of Color Are More Frequently Misidentified

The Vermilion restaurant menu on a table
Tyler Navas / NewsyU.S.

Chicago Women-Owned Restaurants Team Up To Get Through The Pandemic

Chicago's Chinatown district
Tyler Navas / NewsyPolitics

Nicole Lee Takes Seat As Chicago's First Asian American Alderwoman

Bottles of liquor.
Steve Helber/APScience and Health

Alcohol-Related Deaths Increased During The Pandemic

DNA sequence
 Science and Health

Protecting Consumer Privacy As DNA Testing Booms

Flowers, candles and signs are displayed at a makeshift memorial in Atlanta in 2021.
Candice Choi / APU.S.

A Year Later, Families Remember Victims Of Spa Shooting Spree

Students walk on campus.
Rick Bowmer / APScience and Health

Need For Student Mental Health Support Growing Amid Pandemic

A man rides a bicycle in front of an apartment building damaged by shelling in Mariupol, Ukraine
Evgeniy Maloletka / APScience and Health

The War In Ukraine Is Triggering PTSD In Veterans

A 4-year-old participates in her virtual classes as her mother assists
Shafkat Anowar / APU.S.

Study: Less Bullying, Cyberbullying During Remote Learning

Man eats traditional Polish Paczki
Czarek Sokolowski / APU.S.

Polish Pastry Rings In Fat Tuesday

African residents in Ukraine wait at the platform inside Lviv railway station
Bernat Armangue / APWorld

Europe Welcomes Ukrainian Refugees — Others, Less So

Family photos
Devin LiebermanWorld

80th Anniversary Of Japanese Internment Camps In The U.S.

Dating app

Romance Scams Hit Record High In 2021

Quarantine hotel room at 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
Patrizia Kummer / APSports

Olympic Athletes Grapple With COVID-19 Isolation Protocols

Washington Commanders president Jason Wright
Patrick Semansky / APSports

NFL's Washington Football Team Changes Name To Washington Commanders

Grocery store's empty shelves
Cat Sandoval in Chicago, ILU.S.

Shortages And Higher Prices Causing Grocery Shopping Headaches

Suburban houses in a U.S. neighborhood.

Apartment List: Rent Spiked By A Record-Breaking 18% In 2021

A man walks a dog past a new mural of the late actress Betty White by artist Corie Mattie
Chris Pizzello / APEntertainment

America Celebrates Betty White's 100th Birthday

Anna May Wong on a U.S. quarter
U.S. MintU.S.

Anna May Wong One Of 5 Women To Grace U.S. Quarters

A discarded face mask lies in the street in San Francisco.
APScience and Health

Face Masks Are Hurting The Environment

Shoppers look through the merchandise at a store
Brittainy Newman / APU.S.

Think Before You Return That Gift, It Might End Up In A Landfill

A woman looking at alcohol in a store

Study: Drinking Rates Among Mothers Increased During The Pandemic

Singers in a cave
Tyler NavasEntertainment

Cave's Natural Acoustics Amplify A Cappella Group's Christmas Concert

Artificial Christmas trees
Eric Risberg / APBusiness

Christmas Tree Industry Struck By Supply Chain Issues

Workers do routine seasonal maintenance
Lisa Rathke / APU.S.

U.S. Ski Season Gets Late Start As Slopes Wait For Snow

Travelers waiting in line at a security checkpoint at Logan International Airport in Boston.
Steven Senne / APU.S.

Tips For A Safe Thanksgiving

A family shopping for Christmas

Retail Sales Report Shows Billions In Extra Spending