Staff

Bryant Furlow, public health reporter, 2020 ProPublica Local Reporting Network.  bryantlrn@gmail.com

An Albuquerque-based public health journalist and frequent contributor to The Lancet’s medical journal news desks, Bryant Furlow’s previous reporting has included investigative series on lax state regulation of the health insurance industry, drinking water quality, rural ambulance response times following EMS budget cuts, and the off-label sedation of jail inmates with prescription psychiatric drugs — a practice that led to a regional street trade, overdoses and deaths in northern N.M. Through 2020, he is working with New Mexico In Depth and ProPublica on a project as part of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network.

Bryan Metzger, 2020 reporting fellow. bryan.metzger.nmid@gmail.com

Bryan Metzger is a recent graduate of Stanford University, having studied International Relations and Arabic while attaining honors in international security. Having written for the Stanford Daily, he looks forward to honing his investigative journalism skills in New Mexico this summer. Bryan grew up in Albuquerque and has family roots in New Mexico going back several generations. In his free time, Bryan enjoys reading, running, and travel. He hopes to work as a foreign correspondent one day.

Celia Raney, 2020 reporting fellow. celia.l.raney@gmail.com

A native New Mexican, Celia’s written, visual, and audio work has been published by the Albuquerque JournalNew Mexico News PortKUNM RadioSanta Fe Reporter, New Mexico Magazine Talk Media News, and the Daily Lobo.

Exodis Ward, 2020 reporting fellow. exodisward@gmail.com

Exodis is a Multimedia Journalism major at the University of Texas at El Paso. She is a frequent contributor at The Prospector, UTEP’s student newspaper. Though Ward is a writer by nature, she enjoys photography and videography as well. When she’s not writing articles, she enjoys taking ballet classes, reading a good book or playing video games. (She’s currently obsessing over Red Dead Redemption 2 and The Last of Us- especially with the second TLOU game being released soon.) Ward looks forward to becoming a jack-of-all-trades and learning all aspects of journalism. She hopes to work for a newspaper and eventually get into editing.

Jeff Proctor, reporter, cjproctor74@gmail.com

Jeff is an investigative reporter for New Mexico In Depth. Previously he was an investigative reporter/producer for KRQE-TV, the CBS affiliate in Albuquerque, and prior to that he was the justice system reporter for the Albuquerque Journal. Jeff’s work has received numerous local, state and regional awards. In 2013, he was a finalist for the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award for his reporting on systemic civil rights abuses by the Albuquerque Police Department. And in 2012, Jeff received the William S. Dixon First Amendment Freedom Award from the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government for advancing transparency in the state. Jeff is a member of the chapter’s Freedom of Information Committee and has been a board member since 2013.

Marjorie Childress, deputy director. marjorie@nmindepth.com

Marjorie is an editor, reporter and program manager for New Mexico In Depth.  She’s covered New Mexico politics and policy issues since 2008, first with the New Mexico Independent, the state’s first digital nonprofit news outlet. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of North Texas and a Master’s degree in community planning from the University of New Mexico. She has held management positions in both the private and nonprofit sectors, leading financial management and program teams.

Shaun Griswold, reporter. shaunz24@gmail.com

Shaun is Pueblo from Laguna, Jemez and Zuni, and grew up in Albuquerque and Gallup. He brings a decade of print and broadcast news experience to our team. He’s covered Rocky Mountain fire seasons, local police reform, and, as he is sure to note, the Denver Broncos and Kendrick Lamar. For New Mexico In Depth, Shaun reports on issues important to urban Indigenous people in Albuquerque, as well as tribal communities throughout New Mexico, including education, child welfare, and more.

Trip Jennings, executive director. trip@nmindepth.com

Trip started his career in Georgia at his hometown newspaper, The Augusta Chronicle. Since then he’s worked at newspapers in California, Florida and Connecticut where he reported on many interesting stories, including the resignation and incarceration of Connecticut’s then-governor, John Rowland, and gang warfare in California. Since 2005, Trip has covered politics and state government for the Albuquerque Journal, The New Mexico Independent and the Santa Fe New Mexican.  He holds a Master’s of Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Ga. In 2012, he co-founded New Mexico In Depth.