Two years ago, an elite group of Navy SEALs stormed into a home in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and killed Osama bin Laden. The story of his death continues to hold the public’s interest.

Phil Bronstein, executive chairman of the Center for Investigative Reporting and a veteran journalist, conducted a series of interviews with the U.S. soldier who shot and killed bin Laden. The article appeared in the March issue of Esquire magazine and was the basis for an illustrated retelling of the Shooter’s story.

This graphic-novelesque feature recounts the final moments of bin Laden’s life and the beginning of one soldier’s decision to leave the military.

Julia B. Chan worked at The Center for Investigative Reporting until June, 2017. Julia B. Chan is a producer and the digital editor for Reveal's national public radio program. She’s the voice of Reveal online and manages the production and curation of digital story assets that are sent to more than 200 stations across the country. Previously, Chan helped The Center for Investigative Reporting launch YouTube’s first investigative news channel, The I Files, and led engagement strategies – online and off – for multimedia projects. She oversaw communications, worked to better connect CIR’s work with a bigger audience and developed creative content and collaborations to garner conversation and impact.

Before joining CIR, Chan worked as a Web editor and reporter at the San Francisco Examiner. She managed the newspaper’s digital strategy and orchestrated its first foray into social media and online engagement. A rare San Francisco native, she studied broadcasting at San Francisco State University, focusing on audio production and recording. Chan is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.