Alison Flowers

Director Of Investigations
Invisible Institute

Alison Flowers is a journalist and producer at the Invisible Institute, a nonprofit production company on the South Side of Chicago. In 2021, her audio reporting was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for the 7-part investigative podcast "Somebody". The series, co-produced by the Invisible Institute, The Intercept and Topic Studios, received many other honors, including a National Magazine Award/Ellie, and the Scripps Howard Award for Excellence in Radio/Podcast Coverage. Flowers’ work has appeared in The Guardian, TIME, The Village Voice, VICE, The Intercept, The Daily Beast, Chicago Reader, and she is a two-time winner of the Hillman Foundation’s Sidney Award. In 2019, she co-produced the SHOWTIME documentary “16 Shots” which won the Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Documentary, received Television Academy Honors for documentary special, and earned a Peabody nomination. Flowers is also the author of “Exoneree Diaries: The Fight for Innocence, Independence and Identity” (Haymarket Books).

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