Robin Fields

Managing Editor
ProPublica, USA


Robin Fields is managing editor of ProPublica, a position she's held since 2013. She is responsible for leading investigations, developing partnerships, and overseeing the reporting staff.

Robin joined ProPublica as a reporter in 2008 and became a senior editor shortly after that in 2010. Her work on U.S. dialysis care was named a finalist for a National Magazine Award and received the Gannett Foundation Award for Innovative Investigative Journalism.

Before ProPublica, Robin spent nine years as a reporter at the Los Angeles Times, where she worked on investigations into political fundraiser Norman Hsu, California's adult guardianship system, and abuses at the J. Paul Getty Trust. Her work on guardianship received the National Journalism Award for investigative reporting, a Sigma Delta Chi Public Service Award, and an Associated Press Managing Editors Public Service Award.

About ProPublica, USA

ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. With a team of more than 75 dedicated journalists, ProPublica covers a range of topics, focusing on stories with the potential to spur real-world impact. Its reporting has contributed to the passage of new laws; reversals of harmful policies and practices; and accountability for leaders at local, state and national levels. Since it began publishing in 2008, ProPublica has received four Pulitzer Prizes, three Peabody Awards, two Emmy Awards and five George Polk Awards, among others.

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