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Cat Sandoval

Culture Reporter

Cat Sandoval is a reporter focused on stories involving diversity and inclusion, especially those spotlighting Asian American people and issues. Before joining Newsy in 2017, Cat owned a boutique production company in New York City whose clients included Mashable, NBC and the New York Daily News. She also created and hosted an NBC series called “Take Back,” with the aim of dispelling stereotypes about Asian Americans. Cat is a former president of the Asian American Journalists Association in New York and an avid kickboxer.

  Recent Work
A nurse prepares a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shot during clinical trials.
Associated PressSci/Health

Newsy-Ipsos Poll Finds 34% Not Interested In Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

LA: Pall bearers carry a casket with the body of Lydia Nunez, who died from COVID-19.
Associated PressSci/Health

Pandemic: Financial Hardship Felt Most By Communities of Color

A pharmacist gives the first shot in a clinical trial of a potential COVID-19 vaccine

Who Gets COVID-19 Vaccine First?

Volunteer participates in COVID-19 vaccine trial
Associated PressSci/Health

Diversity Needed in COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

Job postings from #LaborDayOn intiative
Red Wing Shoe CompanySci/Health

This Labor Day Highlights The Millions Of Unemployed Americans

Republican National Convention in Charlotte, NC
Associate PressPolitics

Virtual Republican National Convention Hits Local Businesses Hard

Harkness Tower at Yale University
Associated PressU.S.

Calif. May Restore Affirmative Action As DOJ Reviews Yale Admissions

Woman wears a mask and carries shopping bags.

Gender Pay Gap And Pandemic Worsens Economic Stability For Black Women

Woman works from home

Poll: More Americans Prefer To Work From Home

On Aug. 6, 1945 the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima, Japan.
US National ArchivesWorld

75 Years After A-Bomb Dropped in Japan, Survivors Still Suffer

Hospital robot Moxi
Diligent RobotsSci/Health

Robot Use Has Increased During Pandemic

Man wearing face mask
Video BlocksSci/Health

Anti-Asian Incidents Are Reportedly Rising Amid The Pandemic

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa at her court arraignment on tax evasion in the Philippines charges.
Associated PressWorld

Journalist Maria Ressa Pleads Not Guilty To Tax Evasion

Allentown, PA: Moments before a police officer, kneels on Edwardo Borrero Jr.'s neck.
Allentown Police DepartmentU.S.

Floyd's Lawyer Sees Allentown Case Like Minneapolis Incident

Still from footage of officer kneeling on a man's head.
Kay Siah Marie / Black Lives Matter to LehighU.S.

New Video Shows Pennsylvania Police Officer Kneeling On Man's Neck

National Committee of Asian American Republicans at a Trump Rally in 2016
National Committee of Asian American RepublicansSci/Health

How 'Kung Flu' Rhetoric Impacts The Asian American GOP Vote

Sky Cubacub wears a window mask
Sky CubacubSci/Health

How Window Masks Can Help The Deaf, Hard Of Hearing Amid The Pandemic

Maria Ressa
Associated PressWorld

Maria Ressa Warns Erosion Of Democracy Is Happening In The U.S.

Caller dials 911
Video BlocksU.S.

States Working To Curb Racially Biased 911 Calls

Owner Craig Richardson of restaurant Batter & Berries, Chicago.
Madeline CarlU.S.

Celebrate Juneteenth Through Food

Maria Ressa, Rappler CEO, and Rappler reporter Reynaldo Santos Jr. were found guilty of cyberlibel.
Associated PressWorld

Award-Winning Journalist Maria Ressa Found Guilty Of Cyberlibel

Chicago mounted police
Associated PressU.S.

Lawmakers Push For More Police Transparency

Salt Lake City, Utah: Armed Man in Hawaiian Shirt, which is often associated with Boogaloo Bois.
Associated PressU.S.

Experts: Extreme Right Is Infiltrating George Floyd Protests

Police officer and protesters
Associated PressU.S.

Should Police Reform Start With Union Contracts?

Minneapolis: At the corner where George Floyd was restrained by police.
Associated PressU.S.

'This Is Not What We Wanted': Black Protesters Stop Outside Agitators

The "6 Feet Office" prototype by Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & WakefieldSci/Health

Back To Work: Redesigning The Office Workspace

Disney Springs in Orlando Florida
Walt Disney WorldSci/Health

Disney Reopens Shopping Complex: Disney Springs

Atlanta, Georgia: Salon owner Zoakenia Biah returns to work
Carlos CuervoSci/Health

Majority Of Americans Aren't Ready To Return To Restaurants, Salons

Steel Worker
Video BlocksSci/Health

Back To Work: Do I Need To Disclose COVID-19 Symptoms?

Illustration from "The Unwelcome Stranger"
"Unwelcome Stranger" / Pangea Educational Development GroupSci/Health

Book Aims To Help Black Parents And Kids Talk About COVID-19