Curtis Gilbert is a senior editor at APM Reports and Minnesota Public Radio. His 2022 podcast Sent Away, produced in partnership with KUER and The Salt Lake Tribune, won the top national prize in investigative business journalism, the Barlett & Steele Award. His work has appeared on NPR, Reveal and public radio stations around the country as part of APM's Public Media Accountability Initiative. Along with his colleague Tom Scheck, he produced a series of stories in 2016 that led to the closure of the largest privately run juvenile correctional facility in Minnesota. He also contributed to the Peabody Award-winning podcast In the Dark. In addition to his work in audio journalism, Curtis has also won three regional Emmy Awards for a series of viral web videos designed to demystify complex issues in the news. In 2007, he was one of 10 American journalists awarded an Arthur F. Burns Fellowship, which allowed him to spend two months reporting at Deutsche Welle in Bonn, Germany. Curtis is a graduate of Macalester College, where he also teaches a class in narrative journalism. He grew up in rural central Maine and now lives with his wife and son in St. Paul, Minnesota.