Staff

Bryant Furlow, investigative reporter. bryantlrn@gmail.com

An Albuquerque-based investigative journalist focused on public health. A 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 worked with New Mexico In Depth and ProPublica on a project as part of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. In 2021, he is a contributing writer for New Mexico In Depth.

Gitanjali Poonia, contributing reporter. poonia.gitanjali@gmail.com

Gitanjali Poonia is an early career journalist who writes about politics, culture, and climate change. Driven by her upbringing in New Delhi, India, she takes pride in reporting on underserved and under-covered communities. She holds a Bachelor’s in electronic media from San Francisco State University and a Master’s in journalism from Columbia Journalism School.

Marjorie Childress, managing editor. marjorie@nmindepth.com

Marjorie is the managing editor 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, and then with New Mexico In Depth. 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.

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.