Laura Morel

Print Journalist @lauracmorel

Laura Morel covers courts for the Tampa Bay Times, Florida’s largest newspaper. In 2016, she was among a team of reporters who uncovered Walmart’s excessive use of police resources. Last year, she was chosen for the Reveal Investigative Fellowship, a program created by the Center for Investigative Journalists that provides young reporters of color resources and mentoring to publish an investigative project. As part of the fellowship, Laura published the series “Unlocked and Loaded,” which chronicled Florida’s growing stolen gun problem. Born and raised in Miami, Laura attended Miami Dade College and Emerson College in Boston.

En Español

Laura Morel escribe sobre el sistema judicial para Tampa Bay Times, el periódico más grande de la Florida. Ella formó parte de un grupo de reporteros en el 2016 que llamaron atención al uso excesivo de Walmart de recursos policíacos. Laura participó en un programa creado por el Center for Investigative Journalists para periodistas minoritarios y publicó una investigación sobre la epidemia de armas robadas en la Florida. Originaria de Miami, Laura se graduó de Miami Dade College y de Emerson College en Boston.

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