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Michael Montgomery

Michael Montgomery

Senior Reporter and Producer

Biography

Michael Montgomery is a reporter and broadcast producer for Reveal. He reports on the criminal justice system, vulnerable populations, and the underground economy. Montgomery has led collaborations with the Associated Press, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, Frontline, KQED and others. After completing a Fulbright fellowship in Eastern Europe, Montgomery covered the fall of communism and wars in former Yugoslavia for The Daily Telegraph and Los Angeles Times. He also worked as an associate producer for "60 Minutes" correspondent Ed Bradley and was a senior reporter for American RadioWorks. His investigations into human rights abuses in the Balkans led to the arrest and conviction of Serbian and Albanian paramilitaries and the creation of a new war crimes court in The Hague. As a reporter and producer, Montgomery has garnered national and international prizes, including an Overseas Press Club Award, Investigative Reporters and Editors Certificate, Edward R. Murrow Award, Peabody Award and Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University gold and silver batons. Montgomery is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.

Articles

Hate

Hate is all around you

In the second part of Reveal’s series about hate, we look at how racism and white supremacy are institutionalized in America.

Jun 15, 2019
Guns

Hate in the homeland

This episode surveys the state of the hate movement in America, focusing on how hate groups are spreading their message and winning converts.

Jun 8, 2019
Accountability

When Tasers fail

Tasers help police resolve situations without using guns. Reports show they aren’t always living up to their promise, sometimes with lethal results.

May 11, 2019
Cybersecurity

Who gets to vote?

The 2018 Georgia governor’s race has become a battleground for many of America’s most pressing concerns about democracy.

Oct 20, 2018