Krista Kjellman Schmidt
Krista Kjellman Schmidt is web producer and deputy editor of news applications for ProPublica.
Krista Kjellman Schmidt joined ProPublica in 2008. Since then, her work has been honored with the Online News Association’s Gannett Foundation Award for Innovative Investigative Journalism, the Overseas Press Club’s general excellence award for online news coverage, the Online News Association’s general excellence award and an IRE Award. Before joining ProPublica, Krista was an associate producer in the investigative unit of ABC News for almost three years. The Blotter, the investigative unit’s webpage on which she played a key role, was honored with the Online News Association Award for investigative journalism, a George Foster Peabody Award and an IRE Award during that period.
Recent Posts by Krista Kjellman Schmidt
"What Happened at Dos Erres" and "Finding Oscar"March 27, 2013 by Ana Arana, Krista Kjellman Schmidt, Habiba Nosheen, Brian Reed, Sebastian Rotella
This American Life, ProPublica and Fundación MEPI collaborated to produce a stunning and powerful story in multiple formats that uncovers a 1982 massacre of a village in Guatemala. There were only two known survivors. Thirty years later, Oscar Ramirez, living in Boston, got a call from a woman who told him he was one of them. "Finding Oscar" and "What Happened at Dos Erres" were both originally published in May, 2012.
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