Meet the Lithium Liabilities reporting team: 11 graduate and four undergraduate students at the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Alex Appel

Lead water science reporter
Environmental investigative reporter
Graphics producer/writer

Morgan Casey

Lead writer, print & digital investigation
National investigative reporter, fact-checking coordinator
Frencesca D'Annunzio

Francesca D'Annunzio

Lead international business investigative reporter Argentina impact reporter, Multi-lingual reporter
Tori Gantz

Tori Gantz

Lead investigative reporter, Salton Sea lithium projects
Reporter, New Mexico mining claims
Still Photographer

Jordan Gerard

Lead investigative reporter, writer and field producer, Silver Peak lithium mine
Nevada government reporter

John Leos

Lead videographer, drone pilot and producer/editor
Nevada investigative reporter

Anna Montoya-Gaxiola

Lead multi-lingual investigative reporter
Argentina impact reporter
Emma Peterson

Emma Peterson

Lead health, environmental, tailings investigative reporter
Lead Thacker Pass lithium mine reporter
Graphics producer/writer

Joshua Shimkus

Lead data investigative reporter, coordinator and writer
National reporter, Interactive graphics producer
Noel Smith

Noel Lyn Smith

Lead indigenous affairs investigative reporter and writer

Pacey Smith-Garcia

Indigenous affairs investigative reporter and writer
Documentary producer

Daisy Tanner

Lead investigative reporter/producer, Salton Sea lithium projects New Mexico mining claims reporter
Additional video

Caitlin Thompson

Lead writer/producer and narrator, documentary
Lead federal government investigative reporter
Annika Tourlas

Annika Tourlas

Lead investigative reporter, New Mexico mining claims Lead investigative story researcher, Nevada reporter

Shelby Rae Wills

Lead writer/producer, Mine Your Business game FOIA investigative reporter