Christina Jewett

Health and Welfare Reporter
916-504-4085, ext. 201

Christina Jewett is an investigative reporter focusing on health and welfare for The Center for Investigative Reporting. At ProPublica, she wrote about a chain of psychiatric hospitals plagued by substandard care and about the FDA’s failures to regulate medical-device safety. Her stories for ProPublica have appeared in the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times. A native of Indiana, Christina previously worked at The Sacramento Bee. Her reporting on criminal justice has been honored with awards from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the National Commission on Crime and Delinquency. She won the 2011 George Polk Award for medical reporting with reporting colleagues Lance Williams and Stephen K. Doig at California Watch.