Michael Montgomery

Michael Montgomery is a senior audio producer, reporter and editor at Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting.  

Michael has led collaborations with the Associated Press, Frontline and the BBC, among many other news organizations.

Previously, he was a senior reporter with American Public Media and a producer at CBS news.  He began his career in eastern Europe where he covered the fall of communism and wars in former Yugoslavia. His reporting on human rights violations in Kosovo led to multiple criminal prosecutions and sparked the creation of a special war crimes chamber in The Hague. In 2022 his reporting on forced labor in the Dominican sugar industry led the United States to block imports from the country’s top producer.

Montgomery’s honors include Peabody, DuPont, Murrow, Third Coast, IRE and Overseas Press Club awards.  He is a longtime member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.