Jayme Fraser, USA TODAY

Jayme Fraser

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Wheatland, WY, United States

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Past articles by Jayme:

'Permanent shock' to nursing homes? Facilities fail to replace workers who quit after COVID outbreaks

Many nursing homes lost more than half their nurses and aides last year. While nursing home jobs are plentiful, facilities are struggling to rebound. → Read More

First CEO of major company to publicly say he's gay on why there are so few openly LGBTQ executives on boards

John Browne resigned as CEO of oil giant BP after being outed as gay in 2007. He talked to USA TODAY about why so few companies have LGBTQ leaders. → Read More

Openly gay in the boardroom: Why so few LGBTQ executives lead America's largest companies

Despite the flashy rainbow-colored celebrations companies put on each year during Pride Month, few openly gay leaders serve on corporate boards. → Read More

2 years after George Floyd pledges, Black women still denied top jobs at largest companies. This is why

Two years after George Floyd pledges, white men are still nearly 8 times as likely as Black women to be an executive at the nation's largest companies → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Asian women are shut out of leadership at America's top companies. Our data shows why

Asian and Asian American women are shut out of the senior-most leadership roles at top companies. Exclusive new USA TODAY data shows why. → Read More

This nursing home chain reported the highest COVID death rate. Then it deleted deaths.

A nursing home chain cut its official death toll by unprecedented 42% after a USA TODAY investigation. Feds call the move "concerning," will review. → Read More

'Profiteering, cold-hearted' nursing home owners should be investigated, congressman says

Rep. Bobby Rush calls to investigate “profiteering” nursing home owners, citing USA TODAY report on COVID deaths. White House has promised reform. → Read More

A USA TODAY investigation exposes nursing home failures during COVID

A first-ever USA TODAY analysis of the eldercare business shows how pervasive failures escaped notice during the pandemic → Read More

4 key things to know about USA TODAY’s investigation into nursing home failures during COVID-19

Read about a first-ever USA TODAY analysis of the eldercare business that shows how pervasive failures escaped notice during the pandemic. → Read More

How we did it: Read about the data-driven work behind USA TODAY’s nursing home project

The news organization drew on a broad range of data sources and tools to evaluate nursing home death rates from October 2020 to February 2021. → Read More

As kids return to school, most Florida counties report COVID cases four times higher than last year

As Florida schools reopen, most counties have more than four times the number of cases they did before schools opened last fall. → Read More

Racial justice in the workplace: In-depth look at diversity’s struggle to crack corporate boardrooms

After George Floyd's murder, corporate America pledged to do better. But a USA TODAY analysis finds executive roles remain largely white and male. → Read More

America’s food retail executives at Coke, Costco, Pepsi and Starbucks still mostly white and male

Costco, Starbucks, Coke and Pepsi’s top jobs still filled by white people, but Black and Hispanic people fill nonmanagement roles → Read More

America’s food retail executives at Coke, Costco, Pepsi and Starbucks still mostly white and male

Costco, Starbucks, Coke and Pepsi’s top jobs still filled by white people, but Black and Hispanic people fill nonmanagement roles → Read More

'Just not equal at all:' Vaccine rollout in Chicago a microcosm of racial disparities nationwide

People of color have suffered most from COVID-19. Now that a vaccine is here, they are far less likely to have received a first dose - for many of the same reasons. → Read More

Trump delivered his SCOTUS promise, but his pandemic response cost him support among Christians

The president’s response to the coronavirus pandemic appears to be softening support for his re-election among Christians who supported him in 2016. → Read More

COVID-19 cases in US grow at a speed not seen since July, the summer peak

At the current rate of growth, the nation could set a record for new COVID-19 cases in a single week within the first few days of November. → Read More

New coronavirus cases are emerging at schools. How much you know depends on where you live.

New COVID cases are emerging at reopened schools, but there's no protocol for informing parents, even when federal law encourages that transparency. → Read More

Despite federal guidance, schools cite privacy laws to withhold info about COVID-19 cases

Federal guidance say those laws don't bar disclosure. Schools can publicly share coronavirus case counts as long as they don’t identify individuals. → Read More

Leaders were slow to bring COVID-19 testing to Latino communities. Now people are sick.

​Unequal access to coronavirus tests in the Latino community does not surprise experts calling the gaps a factor in disproportionate cases and deaths. → Read More