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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
The TikTok app logo
Kiichiro Sato / APTech

Signal Learned On TikTok Helps Rescue Teen Girl

Families gather at annual Boo-B-Que
Newsy / Ben TraylorU.S.

Families Of Children With Disabilities Create A Community

Michael Krone watches his wife, Paula gives their son, Benjamin a kiss.
Newsy / Ben TraylorU.S.

Navigating Life When You Have A Child With Disabilities

Protesters hold up signs that say "Stop Asian hate"

Hate Crimes, Incidents Continue For Asian Americans

Veterinarians examine an animal.
Rich Pedroncelli / APScience and Health

Longer Wait Times At Animal Clinics Due To Staffing Shortages

A girl looks at the Halloween skeletons at a retail store.
Mel Evans / APU.S.

Consumers Aren't Scared As Halloween Spending Hits All-Time High

Home office display
Tyler Navas / NewsyU.S.

How To Design Your Work-From-Home Space Better

A Chinese dragon at a Moon Festival
Cat SandovalU.S.

Asian Grocery Stores Offer Food And Comfort

Paramedic Paco Bonnin
Tyler Navas / NewsyU.S.

Wisconsin Program Sends Mental Health Experts To Handle Crises


Businesses May Leave Texas Over Anti-Abortion Law

Nursing student Sonia Torres shared she wants to work in the ER to help COVID patients.
KNXVScience and Health

How The Pandemic Has Shifted Priorities For Nurses

Professional MMA fighter Adil Benjilany
Cat SandovalTech

Trending: Are Influencers The New Fighters?

Lestat Walton attends virtual high school classes.
Newsy / Cat SandovalScience and Health

COVID Is Causing Learning Lag For Students Across The U.S.

Chicken wings
Casey MendozaU.S.

Why You May Be Paying More For Chicken

Student in the Hallway
Video BlocksU.S.

Addressing Anti-Asian Hatred In Schools As The School Year Begins

Relatively quiet street in Downtown Chicago
Cat SandovalBusiness

What Happens To City Centers When So Many People Work Remotely?

16-inch softball co-ed league returns to Chicago Parks after 10-year hiatus
Cat SandovalU.S.

Chicago's 16-Inch Softball Returns To Public Parks After 10 Years

Single Mom Serena Sumrell of Chicago plays with her son, Khriston.
Cat SandovalU.S.

Child Tax Credit Rolls Out: Chicago Mom Says Money Will Help Pay Bills

Man works outdoors during pandemic

The Future Of Work Post-Pandemic: In The Office, Remote, Hybrid?

Andrew Dvorscak started his own coffee company Rainbow City Coffee during the pandemic.
Andrew DvorscakU.S.

Millions Planning To Change Their Jobs As COVID Cases Decrease

At the pulpit of Dignity Chicago, a practicing Catholic LGBTQ organization

Many Catholics Support LGBTQ Despite Vatican Rhetoric

Rosary Castro-Olega (left) passed away from COVID  March 2020. She celebrates her birthday with her twin sister Rosalie.
Rosalie CastroScience and Health

Losing Loved Ones In The Pandemic: Dealing With Delayed Grief

A Chicago resident receives a COVID-19 vaccine at a barbershop
Ben Schamisso / NewsyScience and Health

Inside An Unexpected Vaccination Site: The Barber Shop

Iran's new president Ebrahim Raisi

National Security Advisor Discusses Iran Nuclear Deal, Putin

Jenni Vee, Trans Bakery Owner of Jennivee Bakery, slices her Rainbow Pride Cake
Ben SchamissoU.S.

Trans Bakery Owner Serves Up Desserts For All During Pride Month

Scripps National Spelling Bee finalist Destiny Johnson sits down for interview.

Meet Destiny Johnson: Scripps National Spelling Bee Finalist

2017: A year anniversary after the tragic shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.
Ben SchamissoU.S.

Pulse Shooting Sparked Conversations About Catholic LGBTQ Inclusion

Asia on Argyle in Chicago
Sam PaakkonenU.S.

Amid COVID And Hate Crimes, Chicago Group Helps And Celebrates AAPIs

Baljinder KaurU.S.

Tired Of Being Misrepresented, Sikh Americans Create Their Own Stories

March 19th: New York City Vigil To Remember Victims of Anti-Hate Incidents.
Aaron FedorScience and Health

Anti-Asian Hate Taking Mental Toll On AAPI Community