Taylor Barnes is an Atlanta-based journalist whose reporting focuses on U.S. foreign policy, human rights, and conflict. She is an international producer at CNN and has written for the New York Times, USA Today, and Marie Claire. She is a 2018 recipient of an Investigative Reporters and Editors fellowship. She was previously based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and speaks Portuguese, Spanish, and Arabic.
NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner Submits Clemency Petition Alongside More Than 4,000 Letters of Support
The attorney who organized Reality Winner’s clemency petition was introduced to her by another client who met the NSA whistleblower behind bars.
Reality Winner Battles an Eating Disorder Behind Bars
The NSA whistleblower is one of a countless number of incarcerated people living with mental illness.
NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner Was Held in Isolation for a Week and No One Has Explained Why
During her transfer to a federal prison, NSA whistleblower Reality Winner was held in isolation in a Florida jail for a week.
After “Dark Times” in Pretrial Detention, Reality Winner Sought Closure in Plea Deal
Winner has seen “dark times” during pretrial detention in the small county jail, where she struggles with depression and an eating disorder.