Lomi Kriel

Lomi Kriel is a GlobalPost/Kaiser Global Health Reporting Fellow this summer. She recently completed a Master of Arts in political journalism at Columbia University where she wrote her thesis on the 28-year-long quest for justice in a 1982 Guatemalan civil war massacre. Before Columbia, Kriel spent four years at the San Antonio Express-News, where she covered the police department and state and federal district court. She has also covered the Texas Legislature and went to South Africa to report on its 2010 world cup preparations. As part of her reporting fellowship, Lomi is looking at GHI's initiative's in Guatemala, researching chronic malnutrition, mother/child health care and family planning in the Western Highlands and Dry Corridor regions. She can be reached at lomi.kriel@gmail.com.