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Sarah Childress is a Senior Editor at ProPublica. Previously, she was the Deputy Investigative Editor at The Washington Post and the Series Senior Editor at FRONTLINE, where she developed and strengthened reporting across platforms, including documentary films, digital stories, and podcast series. Sarah co-produced the 2019 documentary Flint’s Deadly Water, which won the Jack R. Howard Award for Broadcast – National/International Coverage and was a finalist for a 2019 Investigative Reporters and Editors Award. Prior to FRONTLINE, Sarah worked as a national reporter at Newsweek, where she covered major breaking stories, including the Iraq War. She also spent several years as a staff reporter at The Wall Street Journal’s Nairobi bureau and later went on to edit reporters in Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America for GlobalPost.