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Corina Knoll

Corina Knoll writes for the Metro section of the Los Angeles Times. She was on the team that investigated corruption in Bell — which led to the paper’s 2011 Pulitzer Prize for public service — and went on to cover the trials of the city’s former officials. She later contributed to the paper’s coverage of the San Bernardino terror attack that won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. As a regional reporter, she wrote features about the San Gabriel Valley and the Westside. During her courts beat, she covered high-profile criminal cases and civil disputes, including the Jackson family vs AEG and Bryan Stow vs LA Dodgers. In her current gig she is called upon to rewrite breaking news stories and also writes long-form narratives. Recently, she and two colleagues investigated sheriff's deputies whose histories of misconduct landed them on the department's top-secret Brady list. Raised in the Midwest, she is a graduate of Macalester College.
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