The heat index hit 101 degrees Fahrenheit in the middle of June when a mailman in Iowa called for help finishing his route. The air was thick with humidity, making it harder for his body to cool itself. He had already spent more than five hours alternating between a truck with no air conditioning and […]
Author Archives: Maryam Jameel
Maryam Jameel is a reporter on the environment and labor team. She joined the Center for Public Integrity in 2014 as a Kellogg Investigative Reporting Fellow after working with KQED's public affairs program Forum in San Francisco and Al Jazeera's documentary series Fault Lines. She earned her undergraduate degree in journalism with a concentration in broadcast from Northwestern University.