Ibby Caputo is an award-winning journalist and was a 2014 MIT-Knight Science Journalism Fellow. She has worked as a story editor for The World and in 2018, she received a fellowship through the Japan Center for International Exchange to report in Japan for The World.
Ibby covered health care, transportation, and breaking news as a reporter for WGBH’s Boston Public Radio and WGBH TV. Her work has also aired on WNYC, NPR News, Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Marketplace Morning Report, Marketplace Tech, Scene on Radio, Australia Public Broadcasting’s Radiotonic, and the BBC shows Short Cuts and Boston Calling. Her journalism, essays and photography have been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, Boston Globe Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Cape Cod Times, The Times-Picayune, theAtlantic.com, and elsewhere. In 2017, she reported on the 91st General Assembly of the Arkansas State Legislature for ANNN, the Arkansas Nonprofit News Network. Ibby received an award for hard news and was part of the team that won an award for investigative reporting, both from The Associated Press. Her audio documentary, “Crying Dry Tears,” received first place in The Missouri Review’s 2016 Miller Audio Contest.