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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
U.S. President Donald Trump and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
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Palestinian Leader Doesn't Want The US Running Peace Talks

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith.
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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Will Fill Al Franken's Senate Seat

President Donald Trump
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One Of Trump's Judicial Nominees 'Won't Be Moving Forward'

U.S. Senator elect Doug Jones.
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Write-In Votes Might Have Played A Big Role In Doug Jones' Win

Rex Tillerson testifies during his confirmation hearing.
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Tillerson: The US Will Talk With North Korea 'Without Precondition'

Protesters clash in Charlottesville, Virginia
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After 2017's Violent Rally, Charlottesville Denies Some 2018 Permits

British Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump.
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US Ambassador To UK Says He Thinks Trump Will Visit Next Year

A fire truck on the scene of an explosion in NYC
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The Suspect Arrested In The NYC Explosion Faces Several Charges

Chinese tourists look at a North Korean fisherman
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China Is Reportedly Planning To Build Camps For North Korean Refugees

Members of the Democratic Women's Working Group.
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Democratic Congresswomen Call For House Probe Into Trump Allegations

Nick Saban takes the field with his University of Alabama football team.
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Saban For Senate? Group Urges Alabama Voters To Write In Coach's Name

San Francisco, California Mayor Edwin Lee speaks during a press conference.
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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dies At 65

President-elect Donald Trump looks on during a rally.
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Trump Accusers Ask Congress To Investigate Sexual Misconduct Claims

Mario Batali
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Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

People sit in a movie theater.
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A Decades-Old Ban On Movie Theaters Will Be Lifted In Saudi Arabia

Emergency officials responding to explosion in NYC.
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Suspect Arrested After Attempted Terrorist Attack In NYC

The growing Thomas Fire advances toward Santa Barbara County. seaside communities on December 10, 2017.
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California's Thomas Fire Is Now The 5th Largest In State History

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Bitcoin Futures Reach Almost $19K In First Day Of Trading

A firefighting helicopter is dwarfed by smoke and flames during Thomas Fire.
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Trump Approves Emergency Declaration For California Over Wildfires

European Union and United Kingdom flags
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The UK And EU Made A Deal That Will Move Brexit Talks Forward

Sen. Al Franken
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Sen. Al Franken Is Resigning Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Former Argentinian President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
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A Judge Issues An Arrest Warrant For A Former Argentinian President

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
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Trump Tells Middle East Leaders He Might Move US Embassy In Israel

Photo of the Thomas Fire.
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Massive Southern California Brush Fire Is Still Burning Out Of Control

President Donald Trump.
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Trump's Lawyer Argues Presidents Can't Obstruct Justice

Doctor reads a blood pressure gauge.
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CVS Health To Buy Health Insurer Aetna For $69 Billion

Flynn arrives at plea hearing
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What Mike Flynn Has To Do As Part Of His Plea Deal

Visual representation of Bitcoin
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Bitcoin (Briefly) Hit A Record High Of More Than $11,000

Former national security adviser Mike Flynn
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Mike Flynn Pleads Guilty In Special Counsel's Investigation

Sen. John McCain
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John McCain Gives The Senate GOP's Tax Bill The Thumbs Up