Adriana Gallardo is an engagement reporter at ProPublica, where she works to cultivate communities to inform our coverage. Her reporting at ProPublica has contributed to several awards including a Goldsmith Prize for investigative reporting, a George Polk Award, a Peabody and a Pulitzer Prize finalist series for explanatory reporting.
Gallardo has long specialized in community journalism. Prior to ProPublica, she oversaw a national reporting series at 15 public media stations. She’s travelled the country with the StoryCorps mobile booth collecting over 400 stories archived at the Library of Congress. In her hometown of Chicago, she spent over a decade working as a media educator, journalist and radio producer.