Nicole Dungca is a reporter in The Washington Post’s investigative unit and the senior vice president of the Asian American Journalists Association. Before The Post, she was part of the Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team, where she delved into topics such as racism in Boston, secret criminal hearings in Massachusetts, and the state’s burgeoning cannabis industry. She has been named as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prizes and the Livingston Award for Young Journalists for her work. Dungca has also covered education at the Oregonian, and written for the Times-Picayune and Providence Journal. She is a Bay Area native, graduated from Brown University and has been a member of AAJA since 2009.