Kyle Swenson is a reporter with The Washington Post. Prior to joining The Post in 2017, he covered South Florida for the New Times Broward-Palm Beach. His reporting on the criminal justice system and features have won several national awards, including the Sigma Delta Chi award from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Salute to Excellence Award from the National Association of Black Journalists. In 2015 he was a finalist for the Livingston Award for Young Journalists. His first book, "Good Kids, Bad City: A Story of Race and Wrongful Conviction in America's Rust Belt" was published by Picador USA in February 2019.