Rachel Fobar

Rachel Fobar is a National Geographic Society wildlife trade investigative reporter covering wildlife crime and exploitation for Wildlife Watch. Previously, she covered criminal justice and potentially wrongful convictions for The Medill Justice Project. She has also written for Popular Science and Bustle. For her work, she has received several awards, including the Chicago Headline Club’s Peter Lisagor Award.

Fobar has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. You can email her at rachel.fobar@natgeo.com.