a disturbing crime, a desperate act, and how one case could change the way prisons treat some transgender inmates.
A New York Times podcast pick. Winner of the Al Neuharth award for innovation in investigative journalism.
A dedicated audio reporter, editor and producer who specializes in longform investigative stories, Amanda Peacher crafts strong, rigorously reported narratives.
With 15 years of experience in journalism including nearly a decade in public media newsrooms, she’s worked as a bureau chief, regional reporter, and community engagement journalist. Her work has been honored with a national Edward R. Murrow award for feature reporting in a large market, the national Al Neuharth award for innovation in investigative journalism, two national Gracie awards for investigative and profile reporting, and numerous others from the Online News Association, Society of Professional Journalists, Idaho Press Club, and more.
She’s currently an independent reporter and editor based in San Diego, and an instructor in audio storytelling at University of California-San Diego Department of Communication.