Kat Stafford is the national race and ethnicity writer focusing on enterprise and investigations at The Associated Press. She covers race through the lens of politics, government health, environmental justice and more.
She was elected to a two-year term in 2020 as a Board of Director for the Investigative Reporters and Editors, the industry's leading nonprofit organization focused on investigative journalism. She is also the chair of IRE's Member Services Committee.
Stafford is a leading voice on inclusion, representation and equity and has led or participated in several training sessions and panels, including for the Ida B. Wells Society, Poynter and the Maynard Institute. She's also participated on international panels and events, including for the U.S. Embassy Paris, France and the Global Investigative Journalism Network.
National race and ethnicity writer
I'm a highly effective, skilled and sought speaker on inclusion, representation and equity.