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Investigative Reporting Program

Garrett Therolf is a reporter for the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley where he works on deeply reported stories that have appeared in The Atlantic and other publications. Prior to arriving at Berkeley, Therolf worked for the Los Angeles Times for a decade, focusing on stories about children and families. He also completed assignments for The Times in Iraq following the fall of Saddam Hussein and Egypt during the Arab Spring. Prior to that, he worked for the St. Petersburg Times (now the Tampa Bay Times), The Tampa Tribune, The (Allentown, Pa.) Morning Call and the Associated Press. Therolf received The Times’ award for best explanatory reporting, the Price Child Health and Welfare Journalism Prize three times, and recognition as a Livingston Award finalist twice. He is a graduate of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

INVESTIGATIVE STORY:

The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez (Netflix)

Why Did No One Save Gabriel? (The Atlantic)