Kim Severson talks about rabbits, bad men, and stories that stick in your soul.

By Kat Kinsman
Updated November 07, 2019

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Episode 40: New York Times Food Correspondent Kim Severson

You don't do Pulitzer Prize-winning journalism without asking tough, uncomfortable questions. New York Times food correspondent Kim Severson has made a much-lauded career out of finding the truth, beauty, and sometimes ugly humanity in the food system—and this time the tables are turned. Severson sat down for a deeply personal conversation about interviewing vulnerable people, deciding which stories to tell, and taking care of herself in the process.

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