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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
Donald Trump tweet containing "Chinese virus"

Trump's First 'Chinese Virus' Tweet Preceded Jump In Anti-Asian Speech

Screen shot of the surveillance video capturing suspect walking away from the scene.

Suspect In NYC Hate Attack Was Previously Convicted Of Murder

March 19th: New York City Vigil To Remember Victims of Anti-Hate Incidents.
Aaron FedorU.S.

Across the Country, A Movement Builds Against Anti-Asian Hate

Signs are displayed at a makeshift memorial outside of the Gold Spa following a shooting in Atlanta.

After Atlanta Attack, Historians Address Stereotypes About Asian Women

Authorities investigate shooting at massage parlor

Atlanta Attacks Spotlight Violence Against AAPI Women

Racist graffitti on the restaurant Noodle Tree after owner criticized mask rollback.
Tyler Prince / 214 DigitalU.S.

Restaurant Painted With Slurs After Owner Criticized TX Mask Rollback

People attend a community rally to raise awareness of anti-Asian violence in LA.

Advocates Discourage Anti-Black Sentiment Amid Violence Against Asians

Daughter visits father in isolation.
Video BlocksSci/Health

Study Finds Community More Likely Than Workplace For COVID Spread

30-year-old Navy veteran Angelo Quinto. Family said he died after officers' put knee in his neck.
John Burris Law FirmU.S.

Navy Veteran Told Police Who Knelt On His Neck: 'Please Don't Kill Me'

Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Democrats Condemn Racist Violence After Attacks On Asian Americans

A person wears a sticker after they were given the first of two doses of the Pfizer vaccine.

Republican Vaccine Resistance: Why Experts Say Look Beyond Politics

New York: Dr. Victor Peralta talks with a patient before giving her the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Latinos Facing Multiple Barriers To Getting COVID Vaccines

Grant Street in San Francisco's Chinatown.
Video BlocksU.S.

Attacks On Elderly Asian Americans Spike In Northern California

NYC: Woman gets COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine Equity: Will Those Who Need The Vaccine Get It?

A screen shot of the CDC program Places.

CDC Tool Provides 'Whole New View' of Health of Communities

President Biden signs the executive memorandum against anti-Asian hate.
Associated PressPolitics

For President Biden, It's Not the 'China Virus'

Medical Grade Masks
UW HealthSci/Health

Experts Say Those Already Vaccinated Should Still Wear Mask

Jamie Yeini receives a shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-thru vaccination center in California.
Associate PressSci/Health

Can Employers Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines?

A person donates blood.
Video BlocksSci/Health

Gay, Bisexual Men Still Face Major Barriers To Donating Blood

Emergency room nurses gather outside Elmhurst Hospital Center's after flowers were donated.

COVID Disrupts Nursing Pipeline With Graduation, Education Delays

Nurse Sandra Lindsay receives COVID-19 vaccine
Associated PressSci/Health

Black Health Care Workers Aim To Build Vaccine Trust

A snow truck preps for winter storm in Lehigh County, PA.
Cat SandovalU.S.

On The Ground In Pennsylvania As It Braces For Major Snowstorm

Chinese American WWII veteran Kin Wing Ngai
Susan LinU.S.

Chinese American World War II Vets Recognized 75 Years Later

A volunteer from the Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta hands out run-off election information in various languages
Asian Americans Advancing Justice AtlantaPolitics

Georgia's Asian American Vote Could Help Flip U.S. Senate

Nurse with COVID-19 test kits
Associate PressSci/Health

Health Workers Wary But Willing To Get COVID Vaccine

Inside an intermediate care wing of UW Hospital's COVID-19 unit in Madison, Wisconsin.
Associated Press and Wisconsin State JournalSci/Health

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Reach Record High

Video BlocksU.S.

Pandemic Turns Internships Virtual

Masked woman waits to cross the street.

Is The U.S. Ready For A National Lockdown?

Woman working on laptop
Video BlocksSci/Health

Teleworking From Another State Can Lead To Surprise Taxes

Harvard University Campus
Associated PressU.S.

Appeals Court Rules In Harvard's Favor In Racial Bias Lawsuit