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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
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

Nursery worker wearing mask
Madeline CarlSci/Health

Back To Work: Workers' Comp, Unemployment And Safety

McDonald's restaurant
Madeline CarlSci/Health

Fast Food Workers Want Rules Requiring PPE In Their Restaurants

Empty hospital waiting room
Video BlocksSci/Health

Despite Pandemic, Doctors And Nurses Facing Furloughs And Unemployment

Workers wears masks and gloves to protect himself from COVID-19.
NewsySci/Health

Back To Work: What Protections And Rights Do You Have As An Employee?

Patient in video call with doctor
Video BlocksSci/Health

Is Telehealth The Future Of Medicine?

Grocery store clerk cleans checkout area
Associated PressSci/Health

Essential Workers Can Return To Work After Potential COVID-19 Exposure

Women in Chicago's South Side
Associated PressSci/Health

Is COVID-19 Disproportionately Killing Black Men?

A photograph taken by Stephanie Keith depicts a pharmacist wearing personal protective equipment in Queens, New York.
Stephanie KeithSci/Health

What's It Like To Cover the Pandemic?

A registered nurse, has hand sanitizer applied on her hands after removing her gloves.
Associated PressSci/Health

Health Care Workers Demand More Personal Protective Equipment

Nurses at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center participate in a vigil in Los Angeles
Associated PressSci/Health

Coronavirus Pandemic Worsens Gender Pay Gap

Denver distiller Austin Adamson creates hand sanitizer.
Dave FrancoSci/Health

How Small Businesses Are Pivoting In The Coronavirus Pandemic

A COVID-19 testing site in Stamford, CT.
CNN NewsourceU.S.

Advocates Want The President To Stop Using The Term 'Chinese Virus'

Chicago's Vaughn Occupational High School
Ben SchamissoSci/Health

How Are Parents Handling School Closings Amid Coronavirus Concerns?

Chicago Fire Department Paramedic Hampton wears personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect against the coronavirus
Andrew ShaferSci/Health

How Firefighters Prep For A Coronavirus Outbreak