Anjali Tsui

Anjali Tsui is a contributing reporter. Previously, she was a reporting fellow at ProPublica, where she covered business and consumer finance. From 2016 to 2018, Tsui was an Abrams Journalism Fellow at FRONTLINE, producing investigative stories in print, radio and television.

In 2018, she co-produced Separated: Children at the Border, which was honored with a Peabody Award and served as a field producer for The Gang Crackdown, a documentary that was cited as part of FRONTLINE's duPont Gold Baton, the award's highest honor.

Tsui began her career covering news in Asia as a producer for CNN International in Hong Kong. Her work has also appeared in The Miami Herald, The Guardian and The Philadelphia Daily News.

She graduated with honors from Columbia Graduate School for Journalism's Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism. She holds a degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania.

“She Has to Be Counted”: One Woman’s Life and Death in the Bronx
The story of Alpha Crawford’s life — and her goddaughter’s effort to preserve her dignity after death — highlights the extent of the disproportionate toll the disease has taken on this community. 
May 16, 2020
Covering Coronavirus: Life & Death in the Bronx
Inside a family-owned funeral home in the Bronx, as the coronavirus disproportionately kills black and Latino people — and upends how their loved ones grieve.
May 16, 2020
Amid Crime Drop, Trump Calls to Toughen Immigration Laws
In Long Island, local police said there hadn't been an MS-13 murder there since last April.
May 24, 2018
Delaware Becomes First State to Ban Child Marriage
Delaware's historic move comes as other states have begun to rethink laws that allow minors to marry.
May 9, 2018
What's Driving Republican Retirements From Congress?
Republicans are retiring from Congress in record numbers ahead of the midterm elections, opening the door for a potential Democratic takeover.
April 10, 2018
Can the Death Penalty Actually Stem the Opioid Epidemic?
President Trump has ordered the Department of Justice to pursue the death penalty against drug traffickers to tackle the opioid epidemic, but experts say a more punitive approach may only compound the crisis.
March 20, 2018
Florida Moves to Ban Marriage Before the Age of 17
Some 16,400 minors were married in Florida between 2000 and 2015. Now, the state has moved to tighten its laws on child marriage.
March 9, 2018
Opioid Overdoses Are Up Another 30 Percent, CDC Says
Hospital emergency rooms saw a 30 percent uptick in visits related to opioid overdoses over the course of a year, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
March 8, 2018
What Hollywood Knew About Harvey Weinstein
Although accusations against Harvey Weinstein span decades, some of Hollywood’s biggest stars have said they were unaware of any allegations. Others have said that they had their suspicions. Or, they knew about this behavior but never spoke out.
March 2, 2018
In Crackdown on MS-13, a New Detention Policy Raises Alarms
An agency once primarily tasked with aiding refugees and asylum seekers has quietly become a potent and controversial tool in the Trump administration's fight against MS-13 and its approach to undocumented immigrants.
February 18, 2018
Why Trump Talked About MS-13 Gang Violence in His State of the Union
During his State of the Union address, President Trump talked about MS-13 – a gang that’s made national headlines for a string of teen murders on Long Island.
January 31, 2018
How Scott Pruitt's EPA Is Erasing Obama's Climate Change Legacy
Since taking office in February, Scott Pruitt has moved swiftly to carry out one of the most ambitious efforts to rollback environmental regulations in a generation
October 11, 2017