Caley Cook is a journalist, writer, filmmaker and professor, with pieces in publications such as the Los Angeles Times, Crosscut.com, Seattle Weekly, CBS Sports and others.
Cook is a journalism lecturer at University of Washington, and previously served as a visiting assistant professor of journalism at Allegheny College, and as an instructor at University of San Diego, Metro State College Denver and University of Colorado Boulder.
She is the winner of the 2013 Nevada Press Association Outstanding Journalist of the Year award, and a finalist for the 2017 Boston Globe Spotlight Investigative Journalism Fellowship. She also took home the NPA’s investigative reporting and community service awards in 2014, as well as their 2013 Freedom of the Press Award for work investigating law enforcement corruption. She led an investigative team at the Elko Daily Free Press that took home the NPA award for investigative work for a series on DUI. She received the 2001 San Diego Society of Professional Journalists Award for her coverage of Sept. 11, a 2011 Demmler Award for journalism education innovation, and the 2007 USC Annenberg Award for Outstanding Print Journalism.
Cook has an M.A. in journalism from the University of Southern California Annenberg School. She served as a research fellow at USC Annenberg and at University of Colorado-Boulder.
Cook is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors and the Center for Investigative Reporting. She has contributed to multiple books, including “Journalism of Ideas” (2013, Routledge), and is a regular speaker at journalism conferences across the country.