Cat Sandoval - Newsy

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
Suburban houses in a U.S. neighborhood.

Apartment List: Rent Spiked By A Record-Breaking 18% In 2021

A man walks a dog past a new mural of the late actress Betty White by artist Corie Mattie
Chris Pizzello / APEntertainment

America Celebrates Betty White's 100th Birthday

Anna May Wong on a U.S. quarter
U.S. MintU.S.

Anna May Wong One Of 5 Women To Grace U.S. Quarters

A discarded face mask lies in the street in San Francisco.

Face Masks Are Hurting The Environment

Shoppers look through the merchandise at a store
Brittainy Newman / APU.S.

Think Before You Return That Gift, It Might End Up In A Landfill

A woman looking at alcohol in a store

Study: Drinking Rates Among Mothers Increased During The Pandemic

Singers in a cave
Tyler NavasEntertainment

Cave's Natural Acoustics Amplify A Cappella Group's Christmas Concert

Artificial Christmas trees
Eric Risberg / APBusiness

Christmas Tree Industry Struck By Supply Chain Issues

Workers do routine seasonal maintenance
Lisa Rathke / APU.S.

U.S. Ski Season Gets Late Start As Slopes Wait For Snow

Travelers waiting in line at a security checkpoint at Logan International Airport in Boston.
Steven Senne / APU.S.

Tips For A Safe Thanksgiving

A family shopping for Christmas

Retail Sales Report Shows Billions In Extra Spending

The TikTok app logo
Kiichiro Sato / APTech

Signal Learned On TikTok Helps Rescue Teen Girl

Families gather at annual Boo-B-Que
Newsy / Ben TraylorU.S.

Families Of Children With Disabilities Create A Community

Michael Krone watches his wife, Paula gives their son, Benjamin a kiss.
Newsy / Ben TraylorU.S.

Navigating Life When You Have A Child With Disabilities

Protesters hold up signs that say "Stop Asian hate"

Hate Crimes, Incidents Continue For Asian Americans

Veterinarians examine an animal.
Rich Pedroncelli / APSci/Health

Longer Wait Times At Animal Clinics Due To Staffing Shortages

A girl looks at the Halloween skeletons at a retail store.
Mel Evans / APU.S.

Consumers Aren't Scared As Halloween Spending Hits All-Time High

Home office display
Tyler Navas / NewsyU.S.

How To Design Your Work-From-Home Space Better

A Chinese dragon at a Moon Festival
Cat SandovalU.S.

Asian Grocery Stores Offer Food And Comfort

Paramedic Paco Bonnin
Tyler Navas / NewsyU.S.

Wisconsin Program Sends Mental Health Experts To Handle Crises


Businesses May Leave Texas Over Anti-Abortion Law

Nursing student Sonia Torres shared she wants to work in the ER to help COVID patients.

How The Pandemic Has Shifted Priorities For Nurses

Professional MMA fighter Adil Benjilany
Cat SandovalTech

Trending: Are Influencers The New Fighters?

Lestat Walton attends virtual high school classes.
Newsy / Cat SandovalSci/Health

COVID Is Causing Learning Lag For Students Across The U.S.

Chicken wings
Casey MendozaU.S.

Why You May Be Paying More For Chicken

Student in the Hallway
Video BlocksU.S.

Addressing Anti-Asian Hatred In Schools As The School Year Begins

Relatively quiet street in Downtown Chicago
Cat SandovalBusiness

What Happens To City Centers When So Many People Work Remotely?

16-inch softball co-ed league returns to Chicago Parks after 10-year hiatus
Cat SandovalU.S.

Chicago's 16-Inch Softball Returns To Public Parks After 10 Years

Single Mom Serena Sumrell of Chicago plays with her son, Khriston.
Cat SandovalU.S.

Child Tax Credit Rolls Out: Chicago Mom Says Money Will Help Pay Bills

Man works outdoors during pandemic

The Future Of Work Post-Pandemic: In The Office, Remote, Hybrid?