Lee Zurik

Lee Zurik

As the city of New Orleans's most honored investigative reporter, Lee Zurik has been uncovering and reporting impactful stories on WVUE since 2009. Following up his tenacious inquiries with detailed analysis and powerful storytelling, Lee delivers unprecedented accountability of government officials, private citizens and corporations.


Recent Articles by Lee

  Zurik: State senator cuts check for use of sick time during legislative session

The Cost of Choice: Family-run school sanctioned by state, receives millions in scholarship dollars

  Children abused, families move

  Failed and Forgotten

  A trifecta of failures puts kids at risk

  Undercounting hate: FBI will not report its hate crime numbers again this year as required by law

  Zurik: High insurance costs drive businesses to the brink of closure

  Zurik: Is Louisiana’s ‘legal hellhole’ to blame for sky-high auto insurance rates?

  Untested water: 99.9 percent of foreign fish goes without testing for unsafe drugs

  Calculating hate: Federally mandated count leaves out untold number of crimes in America

Punishing hate: Paper tiger laws serve up little to no penalties for attackers

Zurik: Misjudged - Judges under scrutiny over wedding fees

  Nuclear fallout: $15.5 billion in compensation and counting

  Mice. Mold. Messes.

You’re in a political ad. (But you don’t know who’s behind it)

  Report: Customers are overpaying on a quarter of all prescriptions

  Big Pharma was supposed to self-police fentanyl prescriptions. It failed. Patients died.