Hannah Rappleye is an Emmy award-winning investigative reporter who focuses on criminal justice and social issues. She currently works as a reporter and producer with the Investigative Unit at NBC News. In 2017, she won an Emmy for her coverage of the Flint water crisis. In 2023, she won a Gracie award for “Unprotected,” a series on the nation’s child welfare system that she co-produced for NBC Nightly News and ProPublica. Her work has been recognized by several organizations, including Harvard’s Shorenstein Center and the Society of Professional Journalists, and supported by several foundations, including The Investigative Fund and the Open Society Foundation. Rappleye was raised in Ottawa County, Michigan and received her bachelor’s from The New School and her master’s in journalism from the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. For the 2023 National Fellowship, she will be reporting on barriers to accessing medication for opioid use disorder.