Reporter for NBC News' "In Plain Sight" project on poverty and inequality in America. Has reported on immigration, child welfare, labor, the social safety net and race for many outlets.
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Seth Freed Wessler is a reporter for NBC News’ “In Plain Sight” project on poverty and inequality in America, which is supported by a grant from the Ford Foundation. His reporting on immigration, child welfare, labor, the social safety net and race has been published on Colorlines.com, ProPublica.org, This American Life, Elle, PRI’s The World and other outlets. He was the recipient of NYU’s 2013 Reporting Award and a 2012 Hillman Prize for Web Journalism, among other awards.
CONTENT BY THIS PERSONFeature Seth Freed Wessler, Kat Aaron
December 14, 2014
Over the years, the person who saved this family from the worst consequence of a heart attack was not a doctor but a lawyer with the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland.
Feature , Video Seth Freed Wessler
December 5, 2014
The Legal Aid Society of Columbus successfully helped a woman appeal her loss of benefits for not attending class while in a coma, but many others were pushed off.
Feature Seth Freed Wessler
October 31, 2014
Part of the In Plain Sight NBC News series, this feature finds Native Americans in New Mexico, South Dakota and elsewhere are targeted for predatory loans.
News Story Seth Freed Wessler
October 6, 2014
Greater Boston Legal Services helps defend against condo takeover scam in this investigation by the NBC News "In Plain Sight" project on poverty and inequality in America.
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