Emily Featherston

Emily Featherston

Emily Featherston joined the InvestigateTV team as an investigative producer in 2021. Before that, Emily was an investigative reporter and multimedia journalist at WECT News in Wilmington, North Carolina, where she focused on local government, election administration, healthcare and business stories. She came to television from the print world, having worked as an award-winning community journalist in Birmingham, Alabama. Emily is a graduate of Samford University with both a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a Master of Business Administration.

Program meant to help farmers in trade war overspent, lacked transparency and compliance checks

By: , and - October 26, 2022

This article was produced in collaboration with Investigate Midwest and Gray Television’s InvestigateTV. A U.S. Department of Agriculture program touted as relief for lost trade during the Trump-era trade war with China spent unprecedented amounts of money, bypassed Congressional approval and lacked checks to ensure the payments went to eligible farmers. The Market Facilitation Program, […]