Gabrielle Fonrouge is an investigative journalist currently covering the retail beat for CNBC.com. She previously worked at the New York Post where she covered national breaking news, criminal justice and gender based violence.
Gabrielle’s investigative work into non-consensual photography, sex trafficking and the dumping of dredge spoils in the Long Island Sound has garnered a series of awards from the New York Press Club and the New York Associated Press Association. The reports have also led to various legislation changes at the local and state level.
Gabrielle previously served as an associate producer on “Torn from the Headlines: New York Post Reports” and appeared in numerous episodes. She previously worked as a freelance on-air reporter for WSHU Public Radio and National Public Radio. Her work has appeared in VICE, Narratively, PIX 11 and NY1 News and Gabrielle regularly appears in documentaries.
Gabrielle has extensive film and editing expertise outside of her print and broadcast radio experience. In 2015, she traveled to Tirana, Albania and produced a documentary on transgender sex trade survivors. She previously produced a documentary on sex abuse and prostitution in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and her YouTube page has over 1 million views. Gabrielle has also completed video and research projects in Rome, Italy, the Morona-Santiago region of Ecuador, and San Juan and Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.
Originally from Hollywood, Florida, Gabrielle currently resides in Brooklyn.