President Donald Trump has called for the largest expansion of the Navy since the Reagan administration, looking to add dozens of new ships. This would be a big boost to private shipbuilders, and added risk for workers. Since 2008, major private shipbuilders have earned more than $100 billion in federal contracts despite having been cited for serious safety lapses that have endangered, injured and killed workers.
Rachel de Leon
Rachel de Leon is a reporter and producer for TV and documentaries for Reveal. De Leon has worked in video for more than 10 years as a videographer and producer. Throughout 2017, she was the coordinating producer for Glassbreaker Films – an initiative from The Center for Investigative Reporting to support female filmmakers – helping to produce five half-hour documentaries for national and festival distribution, and more than 20 online minidocumentaries. In 2016, she won two Emmys for her work on the web series "The Dead Unknown" and the PBS NewsHour segment "Deadly Oil Fields." In 2014, she completed her first short documentary, “Cab City,” for her master’s thesis in the documentary program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. De Leon is based in Reveal’s Emeryville, California, office.More by Rachel de Leon
Aubrey Aden-Buie is a senior digital producer for Reveal. She’s also a multimedia journalist, reporter and filmmaker. She was named one of the honorees in Cynopsis Media's Top Women in Digital Awards in 2016 for her coverage of what life is like for refugees coming to the United States. Her project “What is Home?," exploring the lives of South Africans living in shacks two decades after the end of apartheid, earned an Online Journalism Award from the Online News Association in 2014. She was a producer on the Romania chapter of “Our Dream,” a documentary highlighting discrimination that Europe’s Roma communities face and working to create conditions for their social inclusion. The video “A Tale of Two Villages” won best director at the Golden Wheel Festival in Skopje, Macedonia. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Mashable, NPR, Fox Sports, Sports Illustrated and the Special Olympics. Aden-Buie graduated from the Schreyer Honors College at Pennsylvania State University and received her master’s degree in journalism from the University of Miami. Before a back injury ended her career, she was a professional soccer player. She is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.More by Aubrey Aden-Buie