GIJC17 Voices is a series of short interviews with some of the top investigative journalists from around the world.
Andy Lehren is an NBC News investigative reporter who specializes in data journalism.
He previously worked as an investigative reporter for The New York Times, where he mined the Snowden files; probed Wikileaks diplomatic cables, including for the best-selling book “Open Secrets,” and contributed to a Pulitzer Prize-winning examination of substandard Chinese chemicals tainting pharmaceuticals.
He has uncovered pension abuses that led to arrests and documented substandard care at military hospitals that led to reforms.
Honors include a Polk, Peabody, and three Investigative Reporters & Editors awards. He teaches at the City University of New York and at Columbia University.