Samantha Fields is a reporting fellow for the GroundTruth Project, stationed at WCAI for six months in 2018. Fields is an award-winning public radio producer and reporter. Most recently, she produced the NPR Politics Podcast in Washington, D.C. She got her start in journalism as a reporter for a community paper, The Wellesley Townsman, and her start in radio as an intern and freelance producer at The Takeaway at WNYC. Since then, she has worked at Vermont Public Radio, Maine Public Radio and NPR’s midday show, Here & Now. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.