WBUR Staff & Contributors

Shannon Dooling

Investigative Reporter

Shannon Dooling is an investigative reporter for WBUR, working in collaboration with ProPublica. Her stories focus on immigration and criminal justice, and her work can be heard nationally on NPR and Here & Now.

In 2019, she broke the national news story about the Trump administration's efforts to dismantle a humanitarian immigration process designed to allow seriously ill immigrants to stay in the U.S. for medical treatment.

She’s also shed light on how Boston police share information with federal immigration officials. Her reporting has won several Edward R. Murrow awards, including the 2019 awards for continuing coverage and investigative reporting.