Laura Rena Murray

Laura Rena Murray

Laura Rena Murray is an award-winning investigative journalist whose longform work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Al Jazeera America, the San Francisco Chronicle, Philadelphia Weekly, the Center for Public Integrity and many more national and international publications. Her investigations have helped expose the life-threatening practice of illegal silicone injections among transgender women in New York City and uncovered the biggest Ponzi scheme in the history of San Francisco when an influential social justice foundation was used to defraud donors of millions. She is a graduate of Columbia University's Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism and the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including most recently the CUNY Urban Reporting Fellowship, the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Fellowship, the International Center for Journalists—Bringing Home the World Fellowship and the Lambda Literary Emerging LGBT Voices retreat. Last updated July 2017



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