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Cat Sandoval

Culture Reporter

Cat Sandoval is a reporter focused on stories involving diversity and inclusion, especially those spotlighting Asian American people and issues. Before joining Newsy in 2017, Cat owned a boutique production company in New York City whose clients included Mashable, NBC and the New York Daily News. She also created and hosted an NBC series called “Take Back,” with the aim of dispelling stereotypes about Asian Americans. Cat is a former president of the Asian American Journalists Association in New York and an avid kickboxer.

Recent Work
A vehicle suspected of being used in recent homicides of Muslim men

String Of Killings Targeting Muslims Continues In Albuquerque

A parent shops for school supplies
Marta Lavandier / APU.S.

Parents Worry About Increasing Cost Of School Supplies

A motorist fills up the tank on a sedan, July 22, 2022, in Saratoga
David Zalubowski APBusiness

Gas Prices Are Starting To Decrease Nationwide

a wedding reception
one shot by NewsyU.S.

Inflation Costs For Wedding Guests

A living room in an apartment

Rent Prices Continue To Rise Across The Country

procedure room where doctors perform abortions is prepared ahead of the arrival of patients.

The Complex Task Of Enforcing Exceptions To Some States' Abortion Bans

Chrystul Kizer, right, and her attorney Larisa Benitez-Morgan sit together
Paul Williams / The Kenosha News / APU.S.

WI Supreme Court Defines Legal Immunity For Sex-Trafficked Victims

People visit a memorial to those killed and wounded in a mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois.

Mass Shootings Are Driving Up Fear Of Public Spaces, Gatherings

A stretcher is seen after a mass shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade
Nam Y. Huh / APU.S.

Amid Mass Shooting in Highland Park, Gun Violence in Chicago

A sign asking for fireworks display donations

Small Towns Struggle With Fireworks Costs For Fourth Of July

GMC pick-up trucks lined up
Charles Krupa / APTech

Cars Are Costing Americans More Money

Someone measures their body.

Body Neutrality Could Be A More Accepting Approach To Body Image

Meat in a grocery store
Matt Rourke / APU.S.

Why Do Americans Consume So Much Meat?

Consumers shopping at a grocery store

Consumers Look To Cut Costs, Make Extra Money As Prices Rise

Mermaids swim in a pool.

Mermaids Aren't Just Entertainers. Many Are Environmental Advocates

Heavy traffic in Chicago
Shafkat Anowar / APU.S.

Why Are U.S. Car Crashes On The Rise?

An infant and caretaker
Elaine Thompson / APSci/Health

Prenatal Testing Comes With Certain Risks

Doctor examines brain scans
Matt York / APSci/Health

Lack Of AAPI Participants In Alzheimer's Study Concerns Researchers

Students perform the traditional Filipino cultural dance Tinikling
Cat Sandoval / NewsyU.S.

Georgia Tech Students Put A Spotlight On Traditional Philippine Dance

Caroline Dickinson gets help with schoolwork from her father
Tyler Navas / NewsyU.S.

The Growth Of Homeschooling, Even After The Pandemic

A worker stocks produce
Ben Margot / APSci/Health

Why Does Our Gut Affect Our Overall Health?

Brain scans

Experts Warn: Medical Bills Could Increase Due To Inflation

Windmills are shown on a farm.

Illinois Wind Farm Draws Mixed Feelings From Local Farmers

Etsy mobile credit card reader
Mark Lennihan / APBusiness

Etsy Sellers On Strike As Company Increases Transaction Fee

In vitro fertilization equipment
Sang Tan / APSci/Health

The Twin Birthrate Is On The Rise

Gurdeep Pandher dances bhangra in the snow
Gurdeep Pandher / YoutubeU.S.

Dancing For Joy Bhangra Style — One Day At A Time

Newsy reporters Cat Sandoval, left, and Casey Mendoza

People Of Color Are More Frequently Misidentified

The Vermilion restaurant menu on a table
Tyler Navas / NewsyU.S.

Chicago Women-Owned Restaurants Team Up To Get Through The Pandemic

Chicago's Chinatown district
Tyler Navas / NewsyPolitics

Nicole Lee Takes Seat As Chicago's First Asian American Alderwoman

Bottles of liquor.
Steve Helber/APSci/Health

Alcohol-Related Deaths Increased During The Pandemic