Sammy Caiola 

Sammy Caiola was WHYY News’ first-ever gun violence prevention reporter. She is committed to doing trauma-informed journalism driven by the communities she covers. She has been a health reporter for the last eight years, first at The Sacramento Bee and then at Capital Public Radio. Her podcast, “After the Assault,” explores the journey to justice and healing for survivors of sexual violence. Currently, she works as Special Projects Reporter for Kensington Voice. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, dancing, and playing with her Labrador, Pepper.