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Pamela Dempsey

Executive Director of the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting
Dempsey is the executive director of the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting, an online nonprofit news site based in Champaign, Illinois. She has done investigative reporting and editing on topics including agribusiness, migrant farm workers, health, housing and Native American government. Dempsey helped coordinate the start-up of two online newsrooms and in 2017 was selected as a Reynolds Institute Journalism Fellow.