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Naomi LaChance is an investigative reporter for The Young Turks. She was previously a fellow at the Intercept where she reported on the 2016 presidential election, corporate influence, surveillance, reproductive rights, and police brutality. She was also an intern at NPR, where she wrote online stories on surveillance, technology, and business. She covered the Apple-FBI debate, banks’ use of the blockchain, and how malware is leaving hospital patients unable to receive proper care.
Her investigation for the New England Center for Investigative Reporting’s the Eye on the city of Boston leaving many potholes unfixed was picked up by the likes of Huffington Post and Boston.com. Shortly after that, Boston launched an ad campaign targeted towards promoting the city’s ability to fix public work issues, like potholes, quickly.
Naomi attended Bard College, gaining recognition as a Bard College Community Action Award winner, Daniel Pearl Berkshire Scholar, and Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism awardee. She was editor-in-chief of the Bard Free Press and her high school paper, the Mt. Greylock Echo.
Her work has also appeared in the Berkshire Eagle, the Huffington Post, the New Republic, the Intercept, Motherboard, U.S. News & World Report, Tablet Magazine, NECIR, NPR, the Poughkeepsie Journal, the District Sentinel News Co-op, and more.
As an investigative reporter for TYT, you can find her work by visiting: https://www.youtube.com/tytpolitics