Jenn Dize is the co-founder of Status Coup News, reporting on crises and injustices that impact everyday people. She has focused much of her investigative reporting on the Flint water crisis in Michigan. Along with Jordan Chariton, she knocked on nearly 500 doors in Flint, revealing improper lead testing practices in the state. This led Erin Brockovich to call for criminal prosecution of officials involved. Additional reporting for VICE has helped reveal criminal cover-ups and payoffs coming from former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s office, along with a damning picture of who knew what and when.
Wiped Phones and the Battle for Evidence in Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s Prosecution
Phones belonging to top state health department officials were found with no text messages from January 2014 to October 2015.
How a Flurry of Suspicious Phone Calls Set Investigators on Rick Snyder’s Trail
The former Michigan governor, his chief of staff, and health director were in close contact in October 2014, when Legionnaires’ disease in Flint was setting off alarm bells among officials.