Eric Umansky

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Eric Umansky is a deputy managing editor of ProPublica, where he has overseen two Pulitzer Prize-winning projects. Most recently, a series he edited on NYPD abuse of “nuisance abatement” laws won the Pultizer Gold Medal for Public Service. Umansky now oversees ProPublica's Trump administration coverage, including the Trump, Inc. podcast with WNYC. He also manages ProPublica's audience, engagement reporting, and research teams. Umansky is a co-founder of Document Cloud. Umansky joined ProPublica back when it started in 2008. Before that, he wrote a column for Slate. Umansky has also written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and many others.

Trump’s Ukraine Plotting Has Been Happening in Plain Sight. So Why Didn’t We See It?

It’s not just that there’s a lot to pay attention to.

Welcome to the New “Trump, Inc.”

This week, our podcast with WNYC looks at how Trump has taken his way of doing business to the government. We’ll be here every two weeks.

The Questions Mueller Didn’t Ask

The “Trump, Inc.” team listened to all of special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony. We talk about what wasn’t said.

Meet Trump’s Other Partners on His Attempted Moscow Tower — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

In this week’s episode, we explore some of Donald Trump’s partners — including a developer with no site and no funding — and find one reason Trump might’ve needed to enlist help from the very top of Russia’s government.

Six Tips for Preparing for the Mueller Report, Which Just Landed

Here’s what to keep in mind while waiting for special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.

An Emoluments Suit Against Trump Is Moving Ahead. We Spoke to a Plaintiff About What’s Next. — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast Extra

We interview the District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine about the suit, what it might uncover and why the Founding Fathers put the Emoluments Clause in the Constitution.

The Business of Silence — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Trump has long worked to enforce silence. And he’s been trying to take the practice to the White House.

Elliott Broidy’s All-Access Pass — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Our podcast investigation is back — and this time we’re looking at more than just the president’s family.

Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort: Two Cases That Shook the Trump World — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast Extra

Our “Trump, Inc.” colleagues break down the guilty plea and conviction for two of the president’s top aides.

Where Did Trump’s Cash Come From? — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast Extra

We talk to the Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold and The New Yorker’s Adam Davidson about the big mystery around the Trump Organization’s $400 million in cash deals.

We’re Hiring, a Lot. Here’s What We’re Looking For.

We’re looking for people with a wide variety of backgrounds and expertise.

Help Us Dive Into the Swamp — ‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast

On this week’s “Trump, Inc.,” we’re digging into business interests in the Trump administration.

The Many Red Flags of Trump’s Partners in India — ‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast

The Trump Organization has five active projects in India, a country where corruption is common in the real estate industry.

Donald Trump Jr. Pushed ‘Blatantly Illegal’ Project In India, Former Official Says — ‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast

A Trump project in Mumbai had its permits revoked after investigators found “significant irregularities.” Then Trump Jr. travelled to India to get the decision overruled.

The Desperation, Secrecy and Conflicts of Jared Kushner’s Company — ‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast

This week on “Trump, Inc.,” we dive into Son-in-Law Inc.

‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast: David Fahrenthold and the Mysterious Loan Trump Made to Himself

On this week’s episode, we take listener questions — and ask some ourselves.

‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast Extra: Trump’s Company Is Getting $175 Million Annually in Previously Undisclosed Rent

Forbes reporters tracked down Trump’s many commercial tenants. Among them: a state-owned Chinese bank.

Introducing ‘Trump, Inc.,’ a Podcast on the Many Mysteries of Our President’s Businesses

ProPublica and WNYC are digging into President Trump’s businesses. We’re starting with questions, and we want you to join us in the quest for answers.

We Asked Local Newsrooms to Pitch Us on Funding Investigations. The Response Has Been Enormous.

We’re going to fund an investigative reporter at six local newsrooms across the country. We’ve gotten 239 applications.

Introducing the Vox-ProPublica Video Fellowship

Vox and ProPublica are teaming to create great, social videos — and we’re hiring for it.

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