Before coming to The Post, she directed a short documentary about the historical inaccuracies of gender roles. As an NBC/NAHJ fellow, she reported, produced and wrote stories about science, tech and Latino culture. Cahlan has also covered health and the environment in California.
Honors and Awards: 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service; 2021 Alfred I. Dupont-Columbia University Award; 2020 Webby Award for Best Individual Feature ; 2020 Online Journalism Award Features finalist; 2020 International Fact Checking Network for Best Format; 2019 North Gate Award for Excellence in Documentary Production; 2018 National Association of Black Journalists, Salute to Excellence; 2018 Excellence Award, Robert Whittington Award for Exceptional Reporting
Professional Affiliations: National Association of Hispanic Journalists.