Katharine Mieszkowski is a senior reporter for Reveal who covers the environment, focusing on food and water. She's also been a senior writer for Salon, Fast Company and The Bay Citizen. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, Ms., Slate, San Francisco magazine and on NPR's "All Things Considered." Her environmental coverage has been commended by the Utne Independent Press Awards and the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Mieszkowski has a bachelor's degree from Yale University. She is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.