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Tracie Potts's blog posts

posted 06/22/2020
A reporter reflects on the deeper issues behind a split-second decision she faced on air when asked for her reaction to George Floyd's death.
posted 03/06/2018
2017 National Fellow Tracie Potts gives a behind-the-scenes look at the ever-changing nature of her Fellowship project chronicling health reform across the country.
posted 02/27/2018
A tour of four communities across America revealed a common theme when it comes to the health reform: "Over and over we heard the same thing: people feel forgotten. They feel Washington is not listening."
posted 01/31/2018
Susan Moore has colon cancer. She couldn’t afford transportation to dialysis three times a week. Until recently, she wanted to die. Her story struck reporter Tracie Potts especially hard.
posted 07/19/2017
Uncertainty about proposed budget and policy changes in Washington have put low-income and working families — and the programs and agencies that serve them — on high alert.

Tracie Potts's Blog

A reporter reflects on the deeper issues behind a split-second decision she faced on air when... more »
posted 06/22/20
2017 National Fellow Tracie Potts gives a behind-the-scenes look at the ever-changing nature of... more »
posted 03/06/18
A tour of four communities across America revealed a common theme when it comes to the health... more »
posted 02/27/18

Tracie Potts's Work

"Data is the backbone of good reporting, but people make the audience care," writes broadcast reporter Tracie Potts. Here's how she finds the people that make the story.
In her final L.A. County-based story, Potts visited a Eisner Health community clinic in Los Angeles County to talk to patients, physicians and administrators about what would happen to patient care if Congress slashed the budget for community health centers.
In her final L.A. County-based story, Potts visited a Eisner Health community clinic in Los Angeles County to talk to patients, physicians and administrators about what would happen to patient care if Congress failed to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program.