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Karen Rodriguez

Associate Investigative Producer

Karen Rodriguez is an investigative reporter/producer at Newsy. She graduated from the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism with a bachelor’s degree in convergence journalism with an emphasis in investigative reporting. Born on the tropical island of Cuba, Karen braves the cold of the midwest to bring you visual stories that cause change. Through her work, Karen hopes to make you question everyday events, like in Big Mail where she investigated the the “junk” mail industries data practices. Karen is interested in all sorts of topics and areas that affect people’s lives, from student loan debt to health care costs, so tell her your story in english or spanish at Karenrodriguez@newsy.com or find her on Twitter @Krod65 Karen Rodriguez es una reportera investigadora para Newsy. Ella se graduó de la escuela de Periodismo de la Universidad de Missouri con una licenciatura en periodismo de convergencia con énfasis en informes de investigación. Nacida en la isla tropical de Cuba, Karen ahora se enfrenta al frío del Medio Oeste para producir noticias visuales que causa cambio. A través de su trabajo, Karen espera hacerle cuestionar los eventos de todos los días, como en Big Mail, donde investigó las prácticas de coleccionar data de las industrias de correo de basura. Karen está interesada en todo tipo de temas que afectan la vida de personas, desde la deuda de préstamos estudiantiles hasta los costos de atención médica, así que mandale un email a Karenrodriguez@newsy.com o en Twitter @Krod65

  Recent Work
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Report: Medication Abortions On The Rise. But, What Are They?

Big Mail digs into the data-driven scams behind junk mail.
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Big Mail: Signed, Sealed, Exploited

How does a "do not mail" registry work?
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How Does A 'Do Not Mail' Registry Work?

Big Mail
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Big Mail (Trailer)

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Facebook Blocks Far-Right Group Britain First

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One Of Roy Moore's Accusers Is Taking Him To Court For Defamation

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US Sanctions 5 Iranian Entities 'Key' To Ballistic Missile Program

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick
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Uber's Co-Founder Could Soon Become An Actual Billionaire

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GOP Incumbent David Yancey Wins The Drawing For Virginia's House Seat

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Several Dead, Dozens Injured In South Africa Train Crash

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North Korea May Have Hit One Of Its Cities With A Ballistic Missile

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What Is The So-Called 'Deep State' Trump Is Referencing?

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Spotify's Latest Copyright Lawsuit Is For $1.6 Billion

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Canadian Held Hostage In Afghanistan Now Faces Criminal Charges

A South Korean government official communicates with a North Korean officer during a phone call.
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North Korea Reopens Key Communication Line With South Korea

Joaquín Guzmán Loera walks with members of Mexico's armed forces.
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Lawyers For Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' Want His Trial Postponed

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Saudi Arabia's Chess Tournament Is Already Filled With Controversy

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The Oldest Tree On The White House Grounds Is Being Removed

A person walks in front of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem.
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Israel Says More Countries May Move Their Embassies To Jerusalem

South Koreans see a news report on a North Korean missile test.
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South Korea Warns UN Sanctions Won't Keep North From Testing Missiles

Shanghai, China
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Shanghai Sets Population Limit Because Of 'Big City Disease'

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The Trump Administration May Relax Some Offshore Drilling Safety Rules

Alexei Navalny
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Kremlin To Investigate Whether Telling Voters Not To Vote Is Illegal

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The House And The Senate Just Revealed Their Blended GOP Tax Bill

Facebook promotes new "Snooze" feature
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Facebook's New Feature Will Help You Temporarily Avoid That One Friend

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Mario Batali Fired From 'The Chew' After Sexual Misconduct Accusations

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The US Interior Department Has A Harassment Problem

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Child Abuse Report Finds 'Catastrophic Failures' In Catholic Church

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A Firefighter Died Battling The Fast-Moving Thomas Fire In California

Vice President Mike Pence
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Pence Is Pushing Back His Trip To Israel