Bess Shapiro

Bess Shapiro

Bio
Based in Sacramento, Bess Shapiro has extensive experience as a business reporter writing on federal contracting in Washington, DC and workers’ compensation and occupational safety and health in California. Bess began her career as a newspaper reporter covering local news including sporting events. She then moved to Washingtonand began her career as a business reporter, which has spanned almost 20 years. Most recently she has written about California’s workers’ compensation system, including stories on the severity of concussions in the NFL and the costs of workers’ comp claims filed by players outside the state.