Robin Fields

Managing Editor at ProPublica, Inc.

Robin Fields

Robin Fields

Managing Editor at ProPublica, Inc.

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Robin Fields became managing editor of ProPublica on January 1, 2013. She joined ProPublica as a reporter in 2008 and became a senior editor in 2010. As an editor, she has overseen projects on political dark money, injection wells, the military’s handling of traumatic brain injuries, police violence in post-Katrina New Orleans, cell tower deaths, and the nation's troubled system of death investigations. Work she has edited has twice been honored with George Polk Awards, as well as awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and IRE. These projects also have resulted in four documentaries made in partnership with PBS “Frontline,” two of which received Emmy nominations. As a reporter at ProPublica, Fields did a project on U.S. dialysis care and wrote stories about a troubled chain of psychiatric hospitals. Fields was a finalist for a National Magazine Award for her work on dialysis, which was also honored by IRE and the Society of Professional Journalists and received the Gannett Foundation Award for Innovative Investigative Journalism. Fields began her career at the Sun-Sentinel in South Florida. Before joining ProPublica, spent nine years as a reporter at the Los Angeles Times, where she worked on investigations into political fundraiser Norman Hsu, California's adult guardianship system and abuses at the J. Paul Getty Trust. Her work on guardianship received the National Journalism Award for investigative reporting, a Sigma Delta Chi Public Service Award and an Associated Press Managing Editors Public Service Award.

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Robin Fields
Managing Editor at ProPublica, Inc.
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Managing Editor
2008 - Current

ProPublica, Inc. operates as an independent and non-profit online news organization that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. It offers news applications, graphics, databases, and tools covering various areas, such as floods, body scanners, buying votes, dialysis, dragnets, examining Medicare, bailout, stimulus, fracking, guns, injection wells, insult to injury, internships, nursing homes, overdose, patient safety, policing patient privacy, post mortem, redistricting, restraints, segregation, tainted drywall, temp land, drone claims, prescribers, and tobacco debt. The company was founded by Paul E. Steiger in October 2007 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Los Angeles Times Communications LLC publishes newspapers. The company operates a Website latimes.com which offers entertainment news and reviews and southern california's event listing. Los Angeles Times Communications was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

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Part of tronc, Inc., Sun-Sentinel Co. LLC is a company headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The firm publishes magazines. Howard Greenberg has been the CEO since 2007.

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