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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
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Former USA Gymnastics Doctor Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault Charges

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United Nations CommandWorld

Watch A North Korean Soldier's Risky Defection Across The DMZ

Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa.
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David Cassidy
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David Cassidy, Star Of 'The Partridge Family,' Dies At 67

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A US Navy Aircraft Carrying 11 People Crashed Into The Ocean

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Iranian Man Charged In HBO Hack That Released 'Game Of Thrones' Script

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe
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Zimbabwe's Embattled President Has Finally Resigned

John Conyers
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Conyers Reportedly Settled Complaint Over Sexual Conduct In 2015

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NYT Suspends Glenn Thrush Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Trump Declares North Korea A State Sponsor Of Terror

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Keystone XL Pipeline Gets The Green Light From Nebraska Regulators

Jeffrey Tambor
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Jeffrey Tambor Leaves 'Transparent' Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims

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There Are Signs Of Russian Meddling In Another Major Vote

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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Justice Department Calls Out 29 More Places For 'Sanctuary Policies'

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More Women Come Forward With Allegations Against Roy Moore

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Forget The Popemobile — Pope Francis Just Got A Brand New Lamborghini

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Rose McGowan Surrenders To Police On Drug Possession Charge

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Gunman Dead After Shooting Random Victims In Northern California

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FDA Warns About 'Deadly Risks' Of Taking Kratom For Opioid Addiction

GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore.
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GOP Leaders Have Heard Roy Moore's Defense, And Many Are Skeptical

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Spain Thinks Russia Interfered In Catalonia's Referendum

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An Olympic Fencer Inspired A First For Barbie

President Donald Trump.
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Trump Appears To Go Easy On Philippine President

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Music Is A Business, And Taylor Swift Shows Us How It's Done

Alex Azar
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Trump Picks Alex Azar To Lead Health And Human Services Department

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Recovery Efforts Underway After Deadly Iraq-Iran Earthquake

Louis C.K.
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Louis C.K. On Sexual Misconduct Claims: 'These Stories Are True'

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USA Gymnast Aly Raisman Says Team Doctor Sexually Abused Her