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Ann Dornfeld

Investigative Reporter


Ann has covered education stories for KUOW since 2010, with a focus on investigations into racial and socioeconomic inequities.

Her ongoing series exposing Seattle Public Schools’ lenient discipline of staff who abused students has won investigative reporting awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Radio Television Digital News Association, and the Education Writers Association.

Previously, Ann worked at Alaska Public Radio Network, in Anchorage, and KLCC, in Eugene, Ore. Her freelance work, focusing on science and environmental issues, has appeared on national outlets including Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Marketplace and The World.

Ann’s marine and underwater photography has appeared in the American Museum of Natural History and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

Ann lives with her husband and two sons in South Seattle.