Molly Hennessy-Fiske was a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times from 2006 to 2022 in Houston, Los Angeles, Washington and the Middle East as bureau chief. She was on a team that won a local Emmy for stories reported while living on the U.S.-Mexico border; 2018 APME International Perspective Award; 2015 Overseas Press Club award; 2014 Dart award and was a finalist for Livingston and Casey Awards. Raised in Upstate New York, she graduated from Harvard College.
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