Eric Umansky

Editor-At-Large

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Eric Umansky is an editor-at-large at 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 Pulitzer Gold Medal for Public Service. Umansky oversaw much of ProPublica's Trump administration coverage, including the “Trump, Inc.” podcast with WNYC, which won a DuPont Award. More recently, Umansky has reported with his colleagues on police accountability in New York City. The work has won the John Jay College/Harry Frank Guggenheim Award for Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting and the Al Nakkula Award for Police Reporting. It has also been credited with helping spur reforms.

Umansky joined ProPublica 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. He is also a co-founder of Document Cloud.

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

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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.

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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.

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