Garrett Therolf is a senior reporter and contributing editor at UC Berkeley’s Investigative Reporting Program. During his time here, he has written for The Atlantic, the Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times. He was a producer and lead reporter for The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez, a 6-part docuseries that spent weeks atop Netflix’s list of most-watched titles. He previously was a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times for a decade, focusing on the foster care system. He also completed assignments for The Times in Iraq following the fall of Saddam Hussein and in Egypt during the Arab Spring. Prior to that, he worked for the St. Petersburg Times (now the Tampa Bay Times), The Tampa Tribune, The (Allentown, Pa.) Morning Call and the Associated Press. Therolf received the Los Angeles Times’ award for best explanatory reporting, the Price Child Health and Welfare Journalism Prize three times, and recognition as a Livingston Award finalist twice. He is a graduate of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He lives in Berkeley with his partner, Diego, and their Great Dane, Roma.