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Byard Duncan

Byard Duncan

Engagement Reporter

Biography

Byard Duncan is Reveal's engagement reporter. He leads social media strategy, writes The Weekly Reveal newsletter and helps spearhead a variety of audience engagement initiatives. His reporting for Reveal has spanned a variety of topics, including law enforcement, cybersecurity policy and the opioid crisis. He also has written for GQ, Esquire, The California Sunday Magazine and Columbia Journalism Review, among other outlets. He was the winner of a 2015 feature storytelling award from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Northern California chapter. Duncan is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.

Articles

COVID-19

Pandemic, protests and profits

Protesters around the country are pushing to loosen stay-at-home orders. Meanwhile, some Amazon workers say not enough is being done to protect them.

Apr 25, 2020
COVID-19

Essential workers

Farmworkers, grocery store clerks and airline employees are on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. But what’s being done to protect them?

Apr 4, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 in the ER

An ER doctor in Seattle gives a firsthand account of treating COVID-19 patients. Plus, an Iraqi man seeks justice for atrocities at Abu Ghraib prison.

Mar 21, 2020
The (Un)Scientific Method

Farm wars

The herbicide dicamba is causing a civil war in farm country, honeybees are rustling in California’s almond groves and more.

Aug 31, 2019
Environment

Farm wars

Dicamba herbicide is causing a civil war in farm country. Honeybee rustling in California’s almond groves. And sulfur’s link to asthma in children.

Apr 20, 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