Eric Umansky

Deputy Managing Editor

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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, 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.

How We’re Learning To Do Journalism Differently in the Age of Trump

Here are four ideas we’ve used to guide our Trump administration coverage.

5 Trump Cabinet Members Who’ve Made False Statements to Congress

Attorney General Jeff Sessions isn’t alone.

This Is What ProPublica Is Now Covering

As President Trump takes office, we’re sharing what many of our reporters are digging into.

What You Need to Know About Authoritarianism

We Want You to Help Report on the Red Cross

Introducing the Red Cross Reporting Network.

Fracking: The Music Video

A great video explaining fracking.

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