Elaine Korry is a freelance print and public radio reporter based in the San Francisco Bay Area. For nearly 18 years she covered social policy, business and economics as a senior reporter for National Public Radio. Since 2009 Elaine has worked independently on long-form radio and print features for NPR’s “The California Report,” The Washington Post, Youth Today, and the Hechinger Report.
Korry's work has been supported by fellowships from the USC Annenberg School of Communication, as well as Columbia University’s Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media and the Carter Center in Atlanta. Korry has a particular interest in the foster care system, and has spent the past several years reporting on the many challenges faced by children who grow up in foster care.