Jenny Casas

Jenny Casas (@jnnsmn) is a Chicago-based audio reporter and producer.

An independent producer, Jenny makes work in Spanish and English. Her next project involves data collected by the Invisible Institute on complaints of sexual misconduct made against Chicago Police officers.

Before leaping recently into freelancing, Jenny investigated environmental crime and government corruption in Chicago for USA Today’s podcast The City. Read more about The City in this feature from the Chicago Reader.

Before that, Jenny covered the intersection of restorative justice and criminal law in Cook County for City Bureau, a civic media organization in Chicago. She was a 2018 Third Coast Radio Resident where she worked on a story about a new court using peace circles instead of jail time in Cook County. She has also reported on immigration, class and power for St. Louis Public Radio.

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