- About CIR
Katharine Mieszkowski covers the environment for The Center for Investigative Reporting, where she focuses on food and water. Katharine joined CIR in 2011, through the merger with The Bay Citizen. Previously, she was a senior writer for Salon and Fast Company. Katharine’s work has appeared The New York Times, Rolling Stone and Mother Jones, as well as on NPR’s "All Things Considered." A graduate of Yale, she grew up in Texas.