#SEJSpotlight: Debra Krol, Indigenous Affairs Reporter, Arizona Republic

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Meet SEJ member Deb Krol! Indigenous storyteller Debra Utacia Krol, Indigenous affairs reporter at the Arizona Republic, is an award-winning journalist with an emphasis on Native issues, environmental and science issues and travel, who's fond of averring that "My beat is Indians." Krol's current assignment is exploring Indigenous peoples at the intersection of commerce, culture and climate. She is an enrolled member of the Xolon (also known as Jolon) Salinan Tribe from the Central California coastal ranges. Debra's forceful and deeply reported stories about peoples, places and issues have won nearly a dozen awards. She seeks to leverage her extensive journalism experience in Native America and in the mainstream to tell the real story of Indian Country.

Debra has been an SEJ member since 2004. When asked if she recommends membership, she said, "Yes! If you're working in environmental journalism or are just interested in the field, SEJ is the place to be."

Here are some of Deb's stories for Arizona Republic:

Find Deb:

Twitter        @DebKrol
LinkedIn     /DebKrol
Web            www.azcentral.com/staff/2684011001/debra-utacia-krol


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