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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

  • Sean Penn's hands-on aid for Haiti quake victims an earlier sign of his risk-taking

    Sean Penn's hands-on aid for Haiti quake victims an earlier sign of his risk-taking

    Three months after an earthquake destroyed much of the Haitian capital, a line of buses drove north into an arid waste of chalky dust. The buses pulled up to a grid of dirt roads and a few white tents, flapping hard in the wind. Families began to spill out of the buses and look at their new homes,...

  • El Niño rains get L.A. River roaring to life

    El Niño rains get L.A. River roaring to life

    At the end of Wood Avenue in South Gate, unseen behind its levee, the ephemeral giant strained in its cage. The raw power drew Rita Adams for the first time in her 40 years of living in the neighborhood. She and her son walked under bare winter elms, past tidy postwar homes with American flags...

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