Ryan Devereaux

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Ryan Devereaux is an award-winning investigative journalist based in Tucson, Arizona, covering the intersections of politics, power, and justice in the American West. He was a lead reporter on The Intercept’s award-winning series the Drone Papers, and winner of the 2017 Online Journalism Award for best feature writing for a small newsroom. In 2020, Devereaux received the Deadline Club’s top prize for feature reporting for “Bodies in the Borderlands,” a yearlong investigation into the Trump administration’s crackdown on humanitarian aid providers in the Sonoran Desert. He has reported extensively on the drug war in Mexico, the war on terror, and immigration enforcement on the southern border. His most recent work has focused on the politicization of wildlife management in the Northern Rockies. Prior to The Intercept, Devereaux worked at Guardian US covering policing in New York City.