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Richard Pérez-Peña

365体育备用网址Reporter, The New York Times

has been a breaking news reporter for the National Desk of The New York Times since early 2015, covering events like the mass killings in San Bernardino and Orlando, the standoff at a wildlife sanctuary in Oregon, rioting in Baltimore, political disputes and dozens of cases of shootings committed by or against police officers.

365体育备用网址Pérez-Peña joined the Times staff as a reporter in 1992. Since then his beats have included the courts, transportation, government and politics, health care, the newspaper industry and (most recently) higher education.

His work for The Times has taken him to the Los Angeles riots, aviation crash scenes, the 2000 recount in Florida, countless college campuses and the hospitals that employed a nurse who was also a serial killer of patients.

While covering health care, he worked with other reporters on a one year-long, multi-part project on dysfunction in the Medicaid system, and another on the diabetes epidemic. Both were nominated for Pulitzer Prizes.

365体育备用网址Pérez-Peña was born in Cuba and grew up in California.

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