Kristen Lombardi is an award-winning journalist who has worked for the Center for Public Integrity since 2007. Previously she was a reporter at the Village Voice and at the Boston Phoenx, where she provided ground-breaking coverage of the Boston clergy-abuse scandal.
Her investigative reports have explored social issues ranging from sexual abuse to mental health to criminal justice matters. Her work for the Center has been honored by the Investigative Reporters and Editors, the National Press Foundation, the Association of Health Care Journalists, the John B. Oakes Environmental Prize, and the Society of Environmental Journalists. ournalist who has worked for the Center for Public Integrity since 2007. She has been a journalist for more than 15 years and is a 2011 Nieman Fellow. Her investigation into campus rape cases for the Center won the 2011 Dart Award for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma, the 2010 Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service, among other recognitions. She was awarded a fellowship from the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma for her coverage of child sexual abuse, and is active in the Dart Society.