Bianca Pallaro

Bianca is a Senior Data Reporter, responsible for conceiving and carrying out focused, in-depth data investigations that unearth stories that would not be possible using other methods. She comes to THE CITY from USA Today, where she worked on the investigations team as a data reporter on the consumer watchdog beat. Previously, she worked for The Upshot team at The New York Times, focusing on data acquisition, analysis, and visualization for long and mid-range enterprise stories. Before moving to the United States to pursue her Masters at Columbia University, she worked for almost 5 years as a Senior Data Reporter at La Nación in Buenos Aires, where she led award-winning corruption and crowdsourcing investigations.

A month after Adams supporters were indicted over illegal donations, a CITY investigation has turned up other instances of questionable contributions that his campaign submitted for public matching funds.
Advocates claim that the city’s purposefully punishing migrants, while administration officials say they’re doing everything they can in the absence of support from the feds.
After an investigation by THE CITY exposed problems with the company’s practices, a proposed three-year contract includes new stipulations — but still no base price list.
Through a no-bid contract, the Department of Correction turned over its commissary to a company persistently criticized for gouging the incarcerated. An investigation by THE CITY found that it’s charging more than allowed for scores of products.
As bidding goes on secretly, concerns grow over how new buyers will treat vulnerable rent-stabilized buildings.