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Garance Burke

Associated Press
Global Investigative Journalist
Garance Burke is a global investigative journalist with The Associated Press, where she leads a cross-format team investigating the power and impacts of artificial intelligence technologies in our communities. Her work has prompted federal investigations, cabinet-level resignations and congressional hearings, has been honored as a Pulitzer Prize finalist for National Reporting and received awards including the Robert F. Kennedy John Seigenthaler Prize for Courage in Journalism. In 2019, her collaborative projects on the treatment of migrant children on the U.S.-Mexico border were the subject of the first documentary film partnership between FRONTLINE PBS and AP, which won a National News & Documentary Emmy Award. Burke spent 2020 at Stanford University, where she was chosen as a joint fellow by the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships-Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (Stanford HAI). During her fellowship she co-created a project surfacing the role algorithms played in government decision-making during the COVID-19 pandemic. Based in San Francisco, Burke’s work as a journalist began in Mexico City, where she was a reporter at the Mexican financial daily El Financiero and a staff reporter/researcher for The Washington Post.