Patricia Murphy is an enterprise reporter for KUOW. Patricia is currently reporting on justice and public health.
Previously she was part of two collaborative projects focusing on military and veterans affairs. The American Homefront Project is a partnership between public radio stations KUOW, WUNC, KPCC and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Back at Base is a collaboration between National Public Radio and seven member stations including KUOW.
Patricia is an award-winning radio journalist and news anchor. Patricia’s first job in radio news was at WBUR Boston in 1994. She’s worked at KUOW since 2000.
Patricia’s series “Less than Honorable,” investigated how the military handles more than 3,000 sexual assault cases each year.
Her 2011 collaboration with the Seattle Times, “The Weight of War,” looked at heavy loads carried by troops and the increase in chronic orthopedic injuries as a result; the series won a national award for Excellence in Health Care Journalism from the Association of Healthcare Journalists.
She also received a national Edward R. Murrow Award for a documentary on IV drug use and has had her work recognized with awards from the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Society of Professional Journalists.
In 2012, Patricia was inducted into the Dart Society, a network of journalists who cover trauma, conflict and social injustice.
Patricia holds a B.A. from Emerson College in Boston.
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