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Lee van der Voo is an independent journalist based in Portland, Oregon, focused on enterprise and investigative journalism. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, High Country News, The, Slate, CNN and others.

Lee is a regular contributor to InvestigateWest, the Seattle-based nonprofit journalism studio. Her work has been nationally recognized by IRE and the Society of Environmental Journalists and supported by the Fund for Environmental Journalism, the Fund for Investigative Journalism, and an IRE Fellowship. She was a 2013 Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellow. 


IMG_3259small- Sharecroppers of the Sea. Jan. 9, 2013. Seattle Weekly and InvestigateWest.



alaska- Spoils of the Sea Elude Many in Alaska Antipoverty Plan. June 18, 2013. New York Times and InvestigateWest.


clamchowder- The Big Fish Win Again. June 13, 2014. Slate.