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Karen Rodriguez

Investigative Producer

Karen Rodriguez is an investigative reporter/producer at Newsy. She graduated from the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism with a bachelor’s degree in convergence journalism with an emphasis in investigative reporting. Born on the tropical island of Cuba, Karen braves the cold of the midwest to bring you visual stories that cause change. Through her work, Karen hopes to make you question everyday events, like in Big Mail where she investigated the the “junk” mail industries data practices. Karen is interested in all sorts of topics and areas that affect people’s lives, from student loan debt to health care costs, so tell her your story in english or spanish at Karenrodriguez@newsy.com or find her on Twitter @Krod65 Karen Rodriguez es una reportera investigadora para Newsy. Ella se graduó de la escuela de Periodismo de la Universidad de Missouri con una licenciatura en periodismo de convergencia con énfasis en informes de investigación. Nacida en la isla tropical de Cuba, Karen ahora se enfrenta al frío del Medio Oeste para producir noticias visuales que causa cambio. A través de su trabajo, Karen espera hacerle cuestionar los eventos de todos los días, como en Big Mail, donde investigó las prácticas de coleccionar data de las industrias de correo de basura. Karen está interesada en todo tipo de temas que afectan la vida de personas, desde la deuda de préstamos estudiantiles hasta los costos de atención médica, así que mandale un email a Karenrodriguez@newsy.com o en Twitter @Krod65

Recent Work
Clinic escorts for abortion patients sit in a parking lot.

In Real Life: Post-Roe limbo

Christina Wilder, 28, gives her 3-month-old son Cutter Dees his pacifier at their home in Paintsville, Kentucky
Zach Cusson / NewsyU.S.

Drop In WIC-Approved Stores Sends Families Scrambling For Formula

Zach Cusson / NewsyScience and Health

Hospital ERs Struggle To Treat Surge Of Mental Health Patients

Model depiction of the town of Louisville, Kentucky

The Model City: How Police Reform Failed In Breonna Taylor's Hometown

Zach Cusson / NewsyU.S.

Abortion Pill Gets Fresh Look As FDA Launches Review Of Restrictions

George Floyd, Breonna Taylor murals
Associated PressU.S.

As Chauvin Trial Begins, Activists Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor

Activist holds Breonna's Law sign
Carrie Cochran / NewsyU.S.

No-Knock Warrant Ban Won't Pass In Breonna Taylor's Home State

abortion pill package
Zach Cusson / NewsyU.S.

Abortion Pill Providers Forced To Cancel Shipments To Patients

National Museum of Health and MedicineU.S.

Fake News And The 1918 Flu

Newsy Analysis: Polls Further Off Than In 2016
Karen Rodriguez / NewsyPolitics

Newsy Analysis: Polls Further Off Than In 2016

Carrie Cochran / NewsyU.S.

After Louisville Police Shooting Deaths, Cases Quietly Closed

Breonna Taylor's family at press conference
Carrie Cochran / NewsyU.S.

Breonna Taylor Deal Promises Reform Police Said They Did Years Ago

Mifeprex packaging
Zach Cusson / NewsyScience and Health

Judge Rules Providers Can Mail The Abortion Pill During Pandemic

Prescription Denied: Accessing The Abortion Pill graphic
Andrew Lawler / NewsyPolitics

Prescription Denied: Accessing The Abortion Pill

Prescription Denied: Accessing The Abortion Pill graphic
Andrew Lawler / Newsy graphicsPolitics

Prescription Denied: Accessing The Abortion Pill (Trailer)

Protesters infront of Colorado's state capitol building
David Zalubowski / APU.S.

States Move To Change Laws On Police Use Of Lethal Force

Graphic comparing North Carolina meat plant infection rate to Northeast Bronx
Andrew Lawler/NewsyScience and Health

Newsy Investigation Tracks COVID-19 Outbreaks In NC From Meat Plants

Paid leave policy sign in Smithfield plant
Smithfield EmployeeScience and Health

Smithfield Makes Changes At Tar Heel Plant As COVID-19 Cases Rise

Smithfield Foods Headquarters in Virginia
GARY C. KNAPP/APScience and Health

Newsy Exclusive: Smithfield Workers React To Order Keeping Plants Open

Package of Smithfield Bacon
Zach CussonScience and Health

Dozens Of New COVID-19 Cases Tied To NC Smithfield Pork Plant

Smithfield Corporate Offices
GARY C. KNAPP/APScience and Health

Newsy Exclusive: 13 New COVID-19 Cases Tied To NC Pork Plant

US Department of Agriculture sign and building
Megan SmithScience and Health

Farmers Urge USDA To Distribute COVID-19 Relief

Rick Groger putting packets of food with oranges, milk and sandwichs on a table
Carrie CochranScience and Health

Students In Need Get Meals Delivered

A Planned Parenthood sign
Zach CussonScience and Health

Ohio, Alabama Judges Order Abortions Can Continue During Pandemic

An ultrasound machine and exam table
Zach CussonScience and Health

Some Abortions Paused Under States' Coronavirus Measures

Health worker holds vial
Paul Sancya / APScience and Health

Pandemic Highlights Years Of Cuts At State, Local Health Departments

Box of Mifeprex

Report: Medication Abortions On The Rise. But, What Are They?

Big Mail digs into the data-driven scams behind junk mail.
Newsy / Luke PiotrowskiTech

Big Mail: Signed, Sealed, Exploited

How does a "do not mail" registry work?
Newsy / Luke PiotrowskiPolitics

How Does A 'Do Not Mail' Registry Work?

Big Mail
Newsy / Andrew LawlerPolitics

Big Mail (Trailer)