Yana Kunichoff

Yana Kunichoff (@yanazure) is a Chicago-based investigative journalist and documentary producer. She currently covers public education for Chalkbeat Chicago.

She has produced feature-length documentaries and a pop-culture web series that screened on PBS and the AV Club; reported on migration in Moscow; and won a March 2016 Sidney Hillman award for an investigation into how the police union controlled the narrative around fatal police shootings. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Guardian and WBEZ public radio.