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.
Senior Digital Producer
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.
In Sickness and in Health
While VT Halter continues to secure multimillion-dollar contracts from the U.S. government, former crane operator John Williams Jr. struggles to get through the day following a life-altering work accident.