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Kathleen McGrory's Blog

What’s the best way to vet the tips and decide which to pursue? These are the steps the Tampa Bay... more »
posted 09/23/19
For reporters on the health beat, Medicaid is a vital source of watchdog stories. Check out these... more »
posted 07/24/19
The Tampa Bay Times' deputy investigations editor explains how she broke the story of... more »
posted 02/27/19

Kathleen McGrory's Work

Diapering a child now takes about $1,000 a year on average. For families on the cusp of poverty, it’s a serious burden that can have lasting consequences on both children and parents.
As the number of kids killed by firearms continues to rise in Florida, legislation to address the problem has gone nowhere. Meanwhile, tragedies continue to unfold.
Data allowed reporter Kathleen McGrory to show gun accidents involving children were a growing problem in Florida. But it was the story of one family that really made the difference.