Daniel Lempres

Class of 2021

Daniel is an investigative reporter and writer focused on government accountability and criminal justice.

Daniel has worked with the Investigative Reporting Program for two years. He has contributed to investigations into child welfare, police misconduct, public corruption and juvenile justice. 

Before coming to the Graduate School of Journalism, Daniel covered Oakland for a local alt-weekly and studied African American Literature at UC Berkeley.

 

EDUCATION

  • University of California, Berkeley

EMPLOYERS

  • Investigative Reporting Program
    The Markup
    KQED

PUBLICATIONS & OTHER WORK

  • New York Times, August 7, 2020. "They're Children at Risk of Abuse, and Their Caseworkers are Stuck at Home."
    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/07/us/virus-child-abuse.html

    Los Angeles Times (ongoing)

    The Markup (ongoing)

    The Humboldt Times-Standard, December 30, 2019. "Transparency Law Reveals 2015 Humboldt County Deputy's Dishonesty Affected Cases."
    https://www.times-standard.com/2019/12/30/transparency-law-reveals-2015-humboldt-county-deputys-dishonesty-affected-cases/

    California Magazine, June 19, 2020. “Thousands Gather to March for Black Lives in Berkeley.”
    https://alumni.berkeley.edu/california-magazine/just-in/2020-06-09/thousands-gather-march-black-lives-berkeley

    Berkeleyside, November 13, 2019. “Berkeley Looks to Give Cyclists More Leeway at Stop Signs.”
    https://www.berkeleyside.com/2019/11/13/berkeley-city-council-looks-to-give-cyclists-more-leeway-at-stop-signs

    USA Today, Fall 2020 “COVID cases at College” series, Fall 2020.
    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/education/2020/10/07/covid-california-wildfire-smoke-twindemic-college-students/3589990001/
    https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/education/2020/09/08/covid-cases-college-parties-labor-day-weekend-fall-2020/5710934002/

    East Bay Express, December 4, 2018. “Ignoring Signs of Danger, CHP Allowed Man to Die in Jail.”
    https://eastbayexpress.com/ignoring-signs-of-danger-chp-allowed-man-to-die-in-jail-2-1/

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

  • National Association of Black Journalists
    Investigative Reporters and Editors

REPORTING INTERESTS

Audio reporting, City Government, Environmental Regulation, Investigative reporting, local policy