Los Angeles Times

Molly Hennessy-Fiske

Writer

Molly Hennessy-Fiske is a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, where she has spent eight years covering metro, national, business and foreign news, including reporting rotations in Afghanistan, Egypt and Iraq. She won an Overseas Press Club award in 2015, a DART award from Columbia University in 2014, was a finalist for the Livingston Awards and Casey Medal and won state awards for her work in California, Florida, New York and North Carolina. She completed a Thomson Reuters fellowship in Lebanon in 2006 and a Pew Fellowship reporting from Mexico in 2004. She has reported for newspapers in Boston, Miami, Raleigh, Schenectady, Syracuse, Washington and West Palm Beach. Hennessy-Fiske grew up in Upstate New York before attending Harvard College, graduating with a bachelor's degree in social studies in 1999. She is currently Houston bureau chief.

Recent Articles

  • Amid campaign chaos, Donald Trump seeks reboot

    Amid campaign chaos, Donald Trump seeks reboot

    Campaign 2016: How Donald Trump's obsession with the media helped him select a new team Aug. 20, 2016, 8:20 p.m. Donald Trump's media obsession led him to hire the head of a far-right news site to run his campaignTrump sat down with members of his newly formed National Hispanic Advisory CouncilThe...

  • Louisiana flood victims praise Donald Trump for visiting damaged areas

    Louisiana flood victims praise Donald Trump for visiting damaged areas

    Campaign 2016 updates: Hillary Clinton ordered to answer questions surrounding her emails Aug. 19, 2016, 6:29 p.m. Donald Trump and running mate Mike Pence toured flood-ravaged Louisiana on Friday.Hillary Clinton is ordered to answer questions about her emailsHas Donald Trump's attempt at a new...

  • Amid campaign chaos, Trump seeks reboot

    Amid campaign chaos, Trump seeks reboot

    Seeking to move past the tumult that has damaged his campaign since he accepted the GOP presidential nomination, Donald Trump tried this week to broaden his appeal and sow the seeds for a competitive fall race against Hillary Clinton. Trump shook up his campaign leadership, launched television...

  • Louisiana flood victims praise Donald Trump for visiting damaged areas

    Louisiana flood victims praise Donald Trump for visiting damaged areas

    Terry Phinney was not always a fan of Donald Trump’s, but when the Republican presidential candidate arrived at his Baptist church to meet flood victims Friday, Phinney was impressed. “It was a good little boost for folks who are tired,” said Phinney, 42, a church maintenance supervisor whose father’s...

  • Some Louisiana flood victims look forward to Donald Trump's visit

    Some Louisiana flood victims look forward to Donald Trump's visit

    Campaign 2016 updates: Hillary Clinton ordered to answer questions surrounding her emails Aug. 19, 2016, 6:29 p.m. Donald Trump and running mate Mike Pence toured flood-ravaged Louisiana on Friday.Hillary Clinton is ordered to answer questions about her emailsHas Donald Trump's attempt at a new...

  • 'What am I going to do?' Louisiana flooding leaves thousands looking for housing as losses hit $20.7 billion

    'What am I going to do?' Louisiana flooding leaves thousands looking for housing as losses hit $20.7 billion

    After her apartment in this small industrial riverfront town flooded, Mary Green-King ended up with hundreds of other evacuees at a shelter. Just when it seemed things couldn’t get any worse — she also lost her car and had spent five nights at the shelter — her cellphone rang. It was her landlord...

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