Joshua Kors Investigative Reporter, The Nation

Joshua Kors is an investigative reporter for The Nation, where he covers military and veterans' issues.

He is the winner of the National Magazine Award, George Polk Award, IRE Award, National Headliner Award, Casey Medal, Mental Health Media Award, and the Military Reporters and Editors Award. He was also a finalist for the Michael Kelly Award, Livingston Award, Tom Renner Award, John Bartlow Martin Award, Harvard's Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, and the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award.

His work is featured in the American Society of Magazine Editors' recent anthology "The Best American Magazine Writing 2008."

Kors earned national attention this year for his work uncovering the veterans' benefits scandal. His three-part series showed how military doctors are purposely misdiagnosing soldiers wounded in Iraq, labeling them mentally ill in order to deny them medical care and disability pay.

Kors' reporting has been featured on CNN, PBS, BBC, KGO (ABC News, San Francisco), Washington Post Radio and in print in the Village Voice and Nieman Reports, Harvard's journalism quarterly.

In his spare time, he writes for a kids' science magazine, Current Science, and studies ballroom dancing.

For more on Kors' reporting, visit his website: JoshuaKors.com.

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