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Karen Rodriguez

Associate 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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Zach Cusson / NewsySci/Health

Judge Rules Providers Can Mail The Abortion Pill During Pandemic

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Prescription Denied: Accessing The Abortion Pill

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

Prescription Denied: Accessing The Abortion Pill (Trailer)

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States Move To Change Laws On Police Use Of Lethal Force

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

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

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

Smithfield Foods Headquarters in Virginia
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Newsy Exclusive: Smithfield Workers React To Order Keeping Plants Open

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Zach CussonSci/Health

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

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GARY C. KNAPP/APSci/Health

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

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Megan SmithSci/Health

Farmers Urge USDA To Distribute COVID-19 Relief

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

Students In Need Get Meals Delivered

A Planned Parenthood sign
Zach CussonSci/Health

Ohio, Alabama Judges Order Abortions Can Continue During Pandemic

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Zach CussonSci/Health

Some Abortions Paused Under States' Coronavirus Measures

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Paul Sancya / APSci/Health

Pandemic Highlights Years Of Cuts At State, Local Health Departments

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 U.S.

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

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

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 Lawler 

Big Mail (Trailer)

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Facebook Blocks Far-Right Group Britain First

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One Of Roy Moore's Accusers Is Taking Him To Court For Defamation

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US Sanctions 5 Iranian Entities 'Key' To Ballistic Missile Program

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick
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Uber's Co-Founder Could Soon Become An Actual Billionaire

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GOP Incumbent David Yancey Wins The Drawing For Virginia's House Seat

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Several Dead, Dozens Injured In South Africa Train Crash

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North Korea May Have Hit One Of Its Cities With A Ballistic Missile

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What Is The So-Called 'Deep State' Trump Is Referencing?

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Spotify's Latest Copyright Lawsuit Is For $1.6 Billion

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Canadian Held Hostage In Afghanistan Now Faces Criminal Charges

A South Korean government official communicates with a North Korean officer during a phone call.
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North Korea Reopens Key Communication Line With South Korea

Joaquín Guzmán Loera walks with members of Mexico's armed forces.
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Lawyers For Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' Want His Trial Postponed