Veronica Penney joined Colorado Public Radio in 2021 as a data reporter.
Professional Background: Veronica joined CPR in 2021 after working at The New York Times, where she covered climate science as part of a yearlong fellowship program. She started her investigative journalism career writing for Columbia Journalism Investigations and the Miami Herald.
Bachelor’s degree in English and International Affairs from the University of Colorado; Master’s degree in Data Journalism from Columbia University.
Veronica was part of the Columbia Journalism Investigations team awarded first place in public health reporting by the Association of Health Care Journalists in 2020.
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