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Derek Kravitz is the research editor at ProPublica.
Previously, he was a reporter and editor for the Greater New York section of The Wall Street Journal; a national economics writer for The Associated Press in Washington, D.C.; a local government and transportation staff writer at The Washington Post; and a crime reporter at the Columbia Daily Tribune in Missouri.
Kravitz was also a postgraduate research scholar at Columbia University, and was a co-author of the journalism school's independent review of Rolling Stone magazine’s now-retracted campus-rape story. He was an Overseas Press Club Foundation scholar in 2014; a finalist for the Livingston Award for Young Journalists in 2013; a Washington reporting fellow at the National Press Foundation in 2010-11; and a member of the Post’s reporting team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in breaking-news reporting in 2010.
Kravitz graduated with a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri and master’s degrees in international relations and journalism from Columbia University. He teaches investigative reporting at Columbia’s Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism.
April 21, 4:03 p.m.In January, the Trump administration quietly dispatched more than 400 temporary employees across the federal government. Now dozens of them are getting permanent jobs.
April 7, 4:49 p.m.A week ago, the White House began releasing the Trump administration’s financial disclosures. But many are still missing. Here’s what we know now.
April 4, 5:53 p.m.Previously unreported changes to President Trump’s trust documents stipulate that the trust “shall distribute net income or principal to Donald J. Trump at his request.”
April 3, 7:59 a.m.Here’s an annotated look at notable changes to the Donald J. Trump Revocable Trust’s certification document.
April 1, 11:38 a.m.In partnership with The New York Times and The Associated Press, we’re sharing financial disclosures for everyone to look through, including you.
March 8, 3:45 p.m.ProPublica has obtained a list of more than 400 people hired by the Trump administration to fill key roles across the federal government.
March 8, 3:44 p.m.We have obtained a list of more than 400 Trump administration hires, including dozens of lobbyists and some from far-right media.
Feb. 28, 1:22 p.m.The president’s 2016 federal financial disclosure lists gross receipts for his dealings with New York City. If you subtract expenses and fees, the amount he earned from the deals is much smaller.
Feb. 14, 12:37 p.m.President Trump has long given wildly varying numbers estimating his net worth. In 2009, he offered one figure publicly, then said his worth was substantially less on government documents.
Feb. 2, 4:24 p.m.President Trump’s eldest daughter said she’d give up management of her businesses. We checked.
Jan. 20, 4:35 p.m.To transfer control of his companies, the president has to submit filings in Florida, Delaware and New York. We spoke to officials in each of those states.
Jan. 19, 5:06 p.m.The new president’s deals with foreign power players create clear paths for Trump to put his interests ahead of those of the United States.
Dec. 30, 2016, 9 a.m.A first-of-its-kind analysis shows just how tactical the real-estate industry is about bankrolling state legislators who will protect its $1.4 billion tax break and weaken rent laws.
Dec. 16, 2016, 1:46 p.m.Wilbur Ross has made a fortune in steel — and the Commerce Department will soon make decisions that will affect his firms.
Nov. 28, 2016, 2:18 p.m.President-elect Donald Trump doesn’t have to detail his business holdings in federal financial disclosures until May 2018.
Nov. 1, 2016, 10:07 a.m.As an exercise for students, we researched her family’s long history of military service.
Oct. 3, 2016, 10:18 a.m.Documents show local officials were irate over the Red Cross’ poor response to the massive disaster.
Sep. 1, 2016, 10:47 a.m.Despite yet more evidence of trouble with the Red Cross’ disaster response — this time to floods in Louisiana — Apple, Amazon, T-Mobile, and many others have made the venerable charity the exclusive conduit for helping victims.
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