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Award-winning investigative reporter, writer, and on-camera correspondent.

Kathryn Hurd is a journalist based in San Francisco. 

She works across mediums including audio, video, and narrative writing, with a focus on investigative stories.

Currently, she's reporting on the child welfare system at UC Berkeley's Investigative Reporting Program

In 2022, she was the recipient of the George Polk Award for her participation in PBS Frontline documentary American Insurrection. The film was also nominated for a Peabody Award and and a News & Documentary Emmy Award. 

Her work has appeared in ProPublica, PBS Frontline, and The San Francisco Examiner. She's also contributed to investigations at BuzzFeed, KQED, and Oklahoma Watch. 

Kathryn received her Master's Degree in Investigative Reporting from UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.