Jake Pearson

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Jake Pearson is a reporter in New York currently covering the city’s police department.

He previously conducted campaign finance and national political investigations for ProPublica. Before joining ProPublica, Pearson worked at the Associated Press, where his investigative series into abuse and mismanagement inside New York City's jails was recognized as a finalist for the Livingston Award and won top honors from The New York Press Club, Society of the Silurians and the Deadline Club. He was part of an AP team whose work covering the Trump Administration’s migrant family separation policy was a 2019 Pulitzer Prize finalist for national reporting.

Pearson has also worked for the New York Daily News and NBC News. He is a graduate of Tufts University and the Columbia Journalism School.

How a Veteran Reporter Worked with Giuliani’s Associates to Launch the Ukraine Conspiracy

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While Trump Cracked Down on Immigration, a Republican Megadonor Sued for a Special Visa

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A Brief Guide to Giuliani’s Questionable Friends in Ukraine — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

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Want to Meet With the Trump Administration? Donald Trump Jr.’s Hunting Buddy Can Help

Tommy Hicks Jr. isn’t in government, but he’s a longtime pal of the president’s son. That has put him in the room when the administration talks China and 5G policy, and it lets him help others — including one friend who had $143 million riding on the outcome.

How We Found Donald Trump Jr.’s Secret Investment in a Fundraiser’s Business

What do an ice rink in Central Park and a golf course in the Bronx have to do with a greenhouse in Texas? Decoding a Trump mystery.

Trump Jr. Invested in a Hydroponic Lettuce Company Whose Chair Was Seeking Trump Administration Funds — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast Extra

The president’s eldest son last year became the most prominent shareholder in an indoor-lettuce farm while the company’s co-chairman, a friend of Donald Trump Jr.’s and presidential fundraiser, sought federal support for his other business interests.

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