Julie Patel

Julie Patel was an investigative reporter at the BGA, covering waste and corruption in a number of areas, including campaign finance and public health. A former reporter at the Center for Public Integrity, D.C.'s National Public Radio affiliate, the South Florida Sun Sentinel and the San Jose Mercury News, Julie has earned more than a dozen journalism awards and honors.

Born in India and raised in Chicago, Julie received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Chicago and a master of arts degree from Stanford University.