Kristina Goetz

Kristina Goetz's investigative work has exposed drug pipelines, uncovered police corruption and targeted wasteful government spending. She broke the national OxyContin drug abuse story, reported the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks from New York City and went undercover with the Memphis police department. Goetz, a native of Owensboro, has worked for The Cincinnati Enquirer, The Commercial-Appeal in Memphis and the Arizona Republic. She was also a researcher and first-draft editor for former Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein, working extensively on his biography of Hillary Clinton. Her areas of specialty include higher education, military, law enforcement and public financing. Goetz has received the E.W. Scripps Award for Superior Journalism and was named Best News Writer in Ohio. She is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and received her master's degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. She is married and lives in Louisville.