Journalism

Work Samples

, 2021

We went to a vaccine pop-up event. People had a lot to say.

By Rebecca Spiess/CPR | June 03, 2021

As more people hit the road, a tragic trend in Denver is returning: pedestrians and cyclists being killed by drivers

, 2021

Casa Bonita is not everyone’s cup of tea; neither is Zenna Garnett. 

, 2021

A fight about what to do with 155 acres of Denver is coming to a ballot near you

By Rebecca Spiess/Arizona PBS | Aug. 13, 2018

No More Deaths duels with Border Patrol over water and food drops for migrants

AJO – The projected high for this July day is 105, and hints of the coming heat already glimmer at 6:45 a.m. The old Ram pickup shudders along uneven roads often traveled by Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona. Saguaros dot a desolate landscape.

Paige Corich-Kleim, a volunteer with No More Deaths, drives a truck packed with dozens of 1-gallon jugs of water and pallets of canned refried beans towards the U.S.-Mexico border.

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German authorities tackle far-right extremism; Jews: ‘What took so long?’

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As a gunman loomed outside their synagogue, Jews in Halle kept praying

BY Rebecca Spiess/arizona pbs |  Dec. 6, 2018

Without access to insurance, Dreamer’s hopes for kidney transplant dim

PHOENIX – He holds out his forearm, pointing to an area right below a bandage near the crook of his elbow. One of his veins is much thicker – it looks like a caterpillar under his skin. It’s a fistula serving as the entry port for his hemodialysis treatment.