Laura Santhanam on Muck Rack

Laura Santhanam

Washington, D.C.
Data Producer, NewsHour — PBS
Covers:  journalism, data

Data producer at @NewsHour, mom, Mississippi expat. lsanthanam[at]newshour[dot]org. Views=Me. RT≠Endorsements.

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I work with datasets and look for opportunities to tell stories with narrative and numbers for [PBS NewsHour] ( . Have some data or a story you'd like to share? Let's chat at lsanthanam[at]newshour[dot]org.

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@LauraSanthanam — 1,067 followers, 5,092 tweets

Jul 21, 2017

RT @mattdpearce: who among us has not plundered a minifridge from junior staffers whilst working for the president of the United States

Jul 21, 2017

RT @NPR: "I wanted to reach out to you so much. I just wanted to know that you were OK. That was my biggest concern." 

Jul 20, 2017

@Casey_J_Wooten That's bleak af, man. But now I fiercely crave buttermilk pancakes, so things are looking up.

Jul 20, 2017

RT @reveal: The Pentagon has contaminated an area larger than the state of Florida by burning old munitions. New @ProPublica: 

Jul 20, 2017

RT @NewsHour: The CBO announced a budget plan yesterday that would dramatically cut SNAP benefits to save money. But are the cuts…

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