Erin Siegal McIntryre is a Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, and a Redux Pictures photographer. She has a Master’s degree from Columbia University, where she was a 2008-2009 fellow at the Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism. Siegal’s debut book, Finding Fernanda, has been recognized by the Overseas Press Club with a 2012 Robert Spiers Benjamin Award Citation (Best Reporting on Latin America), by the Society of Professional Journalists (No. Calif.) with a 2012 James Madison Freedom of Information Award, and by the Independent Publishers Book Award with a Gold IPPY award (Best Book on Current Affairs II.)
Siegal is a freelance multimedia journalist, and works in video, print, and radio. She writes a regular column on public records and Freedom of Information for the Columbia Journalism Review called “The FOIA Watchdog.” Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Univision, Time, Newsweek, Businessweek, Rolling Stone, and more. She’s based in Tijuana, Mexico. To learn more, please visit www.erinsiegal.com or follow her on Twitter: http://twitter.com/erinsiegal.