Lauren Rosenthal

Lauren Rosenthal

reporter + radio producer + writer

New York's North Country, Alaska's Aleutian Islands, points in between. Available for assignments:

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North Country Public Radio

Tunnel vision: Did police cast a wide enough net for Garrett Phillips' killer?

A joint investigation broadcast on North Country Public Radio and reprinted in the Watertown Daily Times.

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North Country Public Radio

Judge, then jury: A look behind the bench at Felix Catena

A child, Garrett Phillips, was murdered in rural New York almost five years ago. His community wants justice. On top of that, the national media is watching. It’s up to Judge Felix Catena to navigate all of that, deliver a fair trial -- and then, a verdict.

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North Country Public Radio

Behind Byrne's run for Assembly, a trail of struggling businesses

Republican businessman John Byrne has portrayed himself as a champion for entrepreneurs. But a closer look at his portfolio reveals a pattern of failure.

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North Country Public Radio

A brush with nerd royalty (for a price) at Ottawa Comiccon

One reporter's quest to snap a photo with actress Tia Carrere -- while dressed like the characters from her film, "Wayne's World."

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North Country Public Radio

Need a laugh? Or a way to lose weight?

In Ogdensburg, N.Y., a man named Don Swan offers hypnosis for health, for fun -- but mostly, for himself.

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North Country Public Radio

Can a one-day workshop stamp out bias among police?

“Do we have a diversity problem when it comes to the composition of university police? Yes, we do. Particularly in upstate New York, we are heavily male and very heavily Caucasian.”

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North Country Public Radio

Healthcare beyond the hospital bed

Flimsy paper gowns, beds with rails: these are the things that hospitals are made of, or at least, they were. Healthcare is changing -- and it's finally reaching New York's rural North Country.

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National Public Radio

Farmers Wait, And Wait, For Guest Workers Amid H-2A Visa Delays

It sounds like the setup to a bad joke: A professor and a doctor walk onto a farm.

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National Public Radio

In The Stomach of a Seabird, A Glimpse of an Ocean Heating Up

Binoculars in one hand and a shotgun in the other, one researcher has set out to learn how climate change is affecting life at sea.

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The Nick Hillary Trial: Day-by-Day

Comprehensive coverage of the trial of Nick Hillary -- a former Division II soccer coach charged with child murder -- for North Country Public Radio in Canton, NY

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Alaska Public Media

Buldir Island a 'life changer' for seabird researchers

"I just call it National Geographic Syndrome. You want to go to the wildest places, the places with the most species, and enjoy the show. And it’s quite a show.”

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The Hairpin

Three Alaskan Reporters Head to a Sports Bar to Find Romance, Beer

The fishermen look us up and down as we walk through the door of the local sports bar.

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Al Jazeera

Strapped for cash, Alaska politicians aim to open door for school vouchers

After slashing oil taxes, lawmakers scramble to fill a gap in funding for Alaska's school system.

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Al Jazeera

Remote Alaska fishing town braces for Arctic oil development

This faraway spot in the middle of Alaska’s windswept Aleutian Island chain has long stood for seafood.

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McDonald's Pulls McBites From Menu

"Thankfully, McDonald’s includes a tartar sauce. So the tartar sauce makes it taste a whole lot better than if you just eat it plain."