Andrea Blanco

US reporter

Andrea Blanco is a news reporter at The Independent, covering a variety of topics including crime, politics and breaking news. Andrea’s passion for bringing light to systematic injustices drives her focus on issues surrounding racial profiling and moral negligence in the judicial system and law enforcement. Her biggest projects to date include reporting on Salt Lake City police officers’ inaction in the death of a Black man and a Missouri family’s demands to know why their mother and suspect in their father’s killing was granted bond before she fled. Prior to joining The Independent, Andrea covered breaking news and investigations at Email with the latest news and human interest stories.

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