Julie K. Brown is an investigative reporter with the Miami Herald. During her 25-year career, she has worked for a number of newspapers as a general assignment reporter, crime and courts reporter, education reporter, night city editor and enterprise editor. Since 2013, she has been a member of the Herald’s investigative team. She won a Polk Award for justice reporting for “Perversion of Justice,” a series about how a federal prosecutor now in President Trump’s cabinet helped a wealthy sexual predator avoid a lengthy prison sentence in Florida. In 2014, she won a Polk Award for her 2014 series about abuse and corruption in Florida prisons, which also garnered the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights story of the year. Prior to the Herald, she worked for the Philadelphia Daily News. She is a graduate of Temple University.
Perversion of Justice (Miami Herald)