Emmanuel Martinez


Data, statistics and programming to tell stories

Education: University of Califronia Irvine, BA in Literary Journalism; University of Southern California, MA in Journalism

Emmanuel Martinez is an investigative data reporter at The Washington Post. Before joining The Post, he held the same position at nonprofit investigative newsrooms, the Markup and Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting, where he used data, statistics and programming to tell stories. His previous work has surfaced evidence of discriminatory lending practices that lenders had previously denied existed. He has also reported on wildfires in the western United States and water shortages in California’s Central Valley.
Latest from Emmanuel Martinez

More schools that forced American Indian children to assimilate revealed

A nonprofit Native American group has found details about 115 more Indian boarding schools in the United States.

August 30, 2023

The problems in the pipes

As government at every level tries to untangle generations of systemic failure, residents in Jackson, Miss., still have no reliable water.

February 18, 2023

    See how many all-cash buyers snagged houses in your neighborhood

    Nearly a third of home purchases last year were all cash. See where.

    February 9, 2023