Lauren Gilger

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Lauren Gilger is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized. She is dedicated to building community through storytelling and believes everyone has a story to tell.

Gilger worked as an investigative producer and reporter for ABC15 News in Phoenix after earning her master’s degree in broadcast journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in 2011, where she was named Outstanding Graduate Student.

She was the recipient of the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award and an Edward R. Murrow Award in 2013 after her work forced one of the world’s largest automakers to recall more than 700,000 SUVs.

Her work has uncovered the systemic separation of immigrant families in the detention system, put pressure on the FDA to review a controversial form of birth control that has injured women worldwide, and exposed the backlog of untested rape kits in the country’s sixth-largest metro area.

In the Valley, Gilger has worked as a contributor for the Phoenix New Times and a clerk at the East Valley Tribune. Nationally, her work has appeared in the Washington Post and on ABC’s Nightline.

She earned her undergraduate degree from Fordham University, studying French, visual arts and American Catholic studies.

Journalism is in Gilger’s blood. She grew up in newsrooms as her mother worked at newspapers across the country.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
BBC Look-Ahead: House Speaker Visits Czech Republic Lauren Gilger Mar. 26, 2018
NYT: Uber's Self-Driving Cars Already Problematic Before Fatal Accident Lauren Gilger Mar. 26, 2018
Activist Dolores Huerta On Where We Go From Here Lauren Gilger Mar. 26, 2018
Through Music And Sound, Local Ensemble Brings Life To Silent Films Lauren Gilger Mar. 23, 2018
What Does Arizona Law Require Of People On Unemployment? Lauren Gilger Mar. 23, 2018
LDS Community Responds To Sexual Misconduct Allegation Lauren Gilger Mar. 22, 2018
Teaching Tolerance After Viral Video Of Mosque Vandals Lauren Gilger Mar. 22, 2018
Law Aimed At Backpage.com Raises Concerns About Internet Freedom Lauren Gilger Mar. 22, 2018
As Number Of People Suffering From Autoimmune Diseases Rises, New Research Finds Cause, Treatment Lauren Gilger Mar. 21, 2018
VA Reaches Out To Growing Number Of Women Veterans Lauren Gilger Mar. 21, 2018
Teacher On Walkout: We Need To Take Drastic Measures Lauren Gilger Mar. 21, 2018
Who's Responsible When A Self-Driving Car Kills Someone? Lauren Gilger Mar. 21, 2018
Country's First Indigenous Masters Of Fine Arts Program Elevates Native Voices Lauren Gilger Mar. 20, 2018
Researcher: We Don't Know If Self-Driving Vehicles Are Safe For Roads Yet Lauren Gilger Mar. 20, 2018
The Behavioral Science Behind Smartphone Addiction Lauren Gilger Mar. 19, 2018
Art Students Help ID Migrants Who Die In AZ Desert Lauren Gilger Mar. 19, 2018
Tiny Desert Concert: Justin Moody Lauren Gilger, Kaely Monahan, Sarah Ventre Mar. 16, 2018
On Art Detour's 30th Birthday, We Ask How The Arts Have Shaped Downtown Phoenix Lauren Gilger Mar. 16, 2018
'Hello Lamp Post' Invites People To Converse With Street Furniture Lauren Gilger Mar. 15, 2018
What Do Small-Business Owners Think About Trump's Tax Reforms? Lauren Gilger Mar. 15, 2018
Glendale High Schooler Discusses Experience At Student Walkout Lauren Gilger Mar. 15, 2018
Researcher: Arizona's Teacher Shortage Is About More Than Teacher Pay Lauren Gilger Mar. 14, 2018
Sandy Hook Father Fights Conspiracy Theories That Emerge After Mass Shootings Lauren Gilger Mar. 14, 2018
Arizona Court Of Appeals Rules Rental-Car Tax Constitutional Mark Brodie, Lauren Gilger Mar. 14, 2018
Approval Of Tempe Ballot Measure Could Set Up Showdown With State Mark Brodie, Lauren Gilger Mar. 14, 2018

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