Joe Mozingo

Writer

Joe Mozingo is a projects reporter for the Los Angeles Times. He won a Robert F. Kennedy Award for covering the earthquake in Haiti and the ASNE Punch Sulzberger Award for Online Storytelling for his in-depth look at a federal investigation into relic poaching in rural Utah that led to three suicides. Mozingo helped lead The Times’ coverage of the Isla Vista killings in 2014 and a Miami Herald investigation into the space shuttle Columbia crash in 2003; both were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. His book, “The Fiddler on Pantico Run: An African Warrior, His White Descendants, a Search for Family” was a 2012 “Discover Great New Writers” pick by Barnes and Noble.

Recent Articles

  • L.A. voters consider tax measures to battle homelessness, transit woes

    L.A. voters consider tax measures to battle homelessness, transit woes

    They didn’t draw out the long-inflamed passions that the marijuana legalization initiative has. They didn’t carry the solemn consequences of abolishing or expediting the death penalty. They certainly didn't evoke the fury of the presidential election. But civic leaders and activists waited anxiously...

  • The cases might be rare, but these are the killers cops fear most

    The cases might be rare, but these are the killers cops fear most

    The patrol car pulled to the curb on a damp Halloween night in Seattle. Following behind in an old Datsun 210, Christopher Monfort passed slowly and turned right. Monfort, 41, had come to this quiet waterfront neighborhood to launch a revolution. He was obsessed with the Constitution, and saw police...

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