Hannah Dreier is a reporter at The Washington Post and the winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing.
“You can’t come up with a good story idea in the office. I’ve never had a good idea that I just came up with out of thin air. It always comes from being on the ground.”
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Dreier on Longform
[01:49] "Former MS-13 Member Who Secretly Helped Police is Deported" (ProPublica • Jan 2019)
[02:05] "Trust and Consequences" (Washington Post • Jan 2020)
[02:33] Dreier's archive at New York
[02:35] Dreier on This American Life
[02:37] "How a Crackdown on MS-13 Caught Up Innocent High School Students" (New York Times Magazine • Dec 2019)
[07:52] "A Child's Scraped Knee a Life or Death Matter in Venezuela" (Associated Press • Oct 2016)
[08:50] "Life on the Line in Venezuela as Economic Crisis Worsens" (Associated Press • July 2016)
[15:55] "Venezuela's Newest Shortage: Breast Implants" (Hartford Courant • Sep 2014)
[17:52] "No Food, No Teachers, Violence in Failing Venezuela Schools" (Hartford Courant • Jun 2016)
[30:29] "How a Crackdown on MS-13 Caught Up Innocent High School Students" (New York Times Magazine • Jan 2019)
[30:34] "The Disappeared" (ProPublica • Sep 2018)
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