Ginny Monk is the children's issues and housing reporter at CT Mirror, covering topics ranging from foster care and child welfare to affordable housing and zoning. She began her journalism career at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette where she covered housing, homelessness, and juvenile justice on the investigations team. Along the way Monk was awarded a 2019 Data Fellowship and 2022 National Fellowship through the Center for Health Journalism. She also participated in the Center’s Engagement Initiative, producing a children’s coloring book to accompany her in-depth Data Fellowship project on evictions, “Notice to Quit.” She graduated from the University of Arkansas Lemke School of Journalism in 2017 and moved to Connecticut in 2021.