Christine Haughney is a reporter and editor of the Morning Agriculture newsletter. She most recently oversaw investigations for the television production company Zero Point Zero where she developed a web series about crimes in the food world that has been purchased by Netflix and streams on the network as Rotten in early January 2018.
Prior to her work in television, she was a staff reporter for The New York Times for eight years on the real estate, metro and media desks. She also reported on the real estate industry as a staff reporter at The Wall Street Journal and Crain's New York Business. Her investigations in the real estate industry helped lead to the imprisonment of two real estate moguls. Earlier in her career, she worked as a junior reporter in The Washington Post's New York bureau and was the first reporter sent in to report on the attacks at The World Trade Center on Sept. 11. Her reporting on air quality at Ground Zero launched a federal investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency.
She graduated from Wellesley College with a major in Political Science and minor in Economics. She also graduated from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. She serves on the board of the Anne O'Hare McCormick Scholarship Fund.