Journalistic Storyteller



Kristi Eaton is an independent journalist who has reported from Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. A former staff reporter for The Associated Press and a daily newspaper in the Northern Mariana Islands, she graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communication. Her freelance work has been published by The New York Times, The Associated Press, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Marie Claire magazine, NBC News, The Guardian and other outlets. Her work focuses on women’s rights, social justice and breaking news. A native of Tulsa, she is the author of the book “The Main Streets of Oklahoma: Okie Stories from Every County.” She has been an International Reporting Project fellow in India and traveled to Zambia with the Fistula Foundation. She has been selected as a Kiplinger Journalism Fellow in 2020, one of 22 journalists from 10 nations selected for the digital storytelling fellowship. She is a 2018/2019/2020 Tulsa Artist Fellow.