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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
GMC pick-up trucks lined up
Charles Krupa / APTech

Cars Are Costing Americans More Money

Someone measures their body.

Body Neutrality Could Be A More Accepting Approach To Body Image

Meat in a grocery store
Matt Rourke / APU.S.

Why Do Americans Consume So Much Meat?

Consumers shopping at a grocery store

Consumers Look To Cut Costs, Make Extra Money As Prices Rise

Mermaids swim in a pool.

Mermaids Aren't Just Entertainers. Many Are Environmental Advocates

Heavy traffic in Chicago
Shafkat Anowar / APU.S.

Why Are U.S. Car Crashes On The Rise?

An infant and caretaker
Elaine Thompson / APSci/Health

Prenatal Testing Comes With Certain Risks

Doctor examines brain scans
Matt York / APSci/Health

Lack Of AAPI Participants In Alzheimer's Study Concerns Researchers

Students perform the traditional Filipino cultural dance Tinikling
Cat Sandoval / NewsyU.S.

Georgia Tech Students Put A Spotlight On Traditional Philippine Dance

Caroline Dickinson gets help with schoolwork from her father
Tyler Navas / NewsyU.S.

The Growth Of Homeschooling, Even After The Pandemic

A worker stocks produce
Ben Margot / APSci/Health

Why Does Our Gut Affect Our Overall Health?

Brain scans

Experts Warn: Medical Bills Could Increase Due To Inflation

Windmills are shown on a farm.

Illinois Wind Farm Draws Mixed Feelings From Local Farmers

Etsy mobile credit card reader
Mark Lennihan / APBusiness

Etsy Sellers On Strike As Company Increases Transaction Fee

In vitro fertilization equipment
Sang Tan / APSci/Health

The Twin Birthrate Is On The Rise

Gurdeep Pandher dances bhangra in the snow
Gurdeep Pandher / YoutubeU.S.

Dancing For Joy Bhangra Style — One Day At A Time

Newsy reporters Cat Sandoval, left, and Casey Mendoza

People Of Color Are More Frequently Misidentified

The Vermilion restaurant menu on a table
Tyler Navas / NewsyU.S.

Chicago Women-Owned Restaurants Team Up To Get Through The Pandemic

Chicago's Chinatown district
Tyler Navas / NewsyPolitics

Nicole Lee Takes Seat As Chicago's First Asian American Alderwoman

Bottles of liquor.
Steve Helber/APSci/Health

Alcohol-Related Deaths Increased During The Pandemic

DNA sequence

Protecting Consumer Privacy As DNA Testing Booms

Flowers, candles and signs are displayed at a makeshift memorial in Atlanta in 2021.
Candice Choi / APU.S.

A Year Later, Families Remember Victims Of Spa Shooting Spree

Students walk on campus.
Rick Bowmer / APSci/Health

Need For Student Mental Health Support Growing Amid Pandemic

A man rides a bicycle in front of an apartment building damaged by shelling in Mariupol, Ukraine
Evgeniy Maloletka / APSci/Health

The War In Ukraine Is Triggering PTSD In Veterans

A 4-year-old participates in her virtual classes as her mother assists
Shafkat Anowar / APU.S.

Study: Less Bullying, Cyberbullying During Remote Learning

Man eats traditional Polish Paczki
Czarek Sokolowski / APU.S.

Polish Pastry Rings In Fat Tuesday

African residents in Ukraine wait at the platform inside Lviv railway station
Bernat Armangue / APWorld

Europe Welcomes Ukrainian Refugees — Others, Less So

Family photos
Devin LiebermanWorld

80th Anniversary Of Japanese Internment Camps In The U.S.

Dating app

Romance Scams Hit Record High In 2021

Quarantine hotel room at 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
Patrizia Kummer / APSports

Olympic Athletes Grapple With COVID-19 Isolation Protocols