For the past decade, Cara Tabachnick has been reporting and writing about the criminal justice system in the U.S. and abroad. Her work touches on all aspects touching crime and justice, including policing, prisons, drugs, technology and violence.
She has written for publications such as Marie Claire, "O" Oprah Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Washington Post Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, The Guardian, and Scientific American.
From 2008-2015 she was the Deputy Director of the Center on Media, Crime and Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. While there, she also served as the Managing Editor of the daily news service, The Crime Report.
Cara began her career as a crime reporter for Newsday. Currently, she is writing a true-crime series for Harper Collins UK. In Fall 2019, Ulysses Press will release a non-fiction book she wrote about survivor stories from around the globe.
She is a graduate of Columbia University School of Journalism and splits her time between Brooklyn, NY and southern Spain. In her free time, Cara likes to run marathons, ski, hike, read, paint, and make textile art.