Michael Mishak

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Michael J. Mishak is a senior editor at ProPublica, where he helps oversee the Local Reporting Network, an initiative to support investigative journalism at local and regional newsrooms across the country.

Previously, he was deputy editor of Newsweek and an investigative reporter at the Center for Public Integrity, where his work examining the financial ties between state insurance commissioners and the companies they regulate was a finalist for a Gerald Loeb Award. Mishak has also worked as a staff writer for the Las Vegas Sun, The Associated Press, National Journal and Los Angeles Times and is a co-director of Princeton University’s Summer Journalism Program, an annual journalism and college admissions initiative for low-income high school students.

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