Sharona Coutts is an investigative reporter, and Vice President of Investigations and Research at Rewire. She has exposed fraud and abuse in areas including pension funds, financial firms, for-profit colleges, aged-care, and New York City schools. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, nationally-syndicated radio programs, as well as dozens of other publications.
For Rewire, Coutts has overseen the creation of a new national database relating to reproductive rights, and her work has repeatedly undermined false anti-choice claims about abortion. Coutts graduated with honors from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, and worked for three years at ProPublica, the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom in Manhattan. Prior to joining Rewire, Coutts led the investigative team at The Global Mail, an online publication based in her hometown, Sydney, Australia. Coutts holds a law degree, and clerked for a justice of the High Court of Australia.