Jorge Valencia

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Senior Field Correspondent - Mexico City

Jorge Valencia joined KJZZ in August 2016 as the station's first senior field correspondent based in Mexico City. His reporting focuses on the business and economics between Arizona and Mexico.

Valencia previously covered the North Carolina statehouse in Raleigh for North Carolina Public Radio. He reported on a controversial law that curtailed protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people, and on voting rights and environmental policy issues. He also reported on the shooting of three Arab-American students, traveling to Turkey's border with Syria to report on a project the students had started to help Syrian refugees.

Valencia began his journalism career covering crime for the Roanoke Times of Virginia and in internships with newspapers including the Wall Street Journal. He has been the recipient of multiple journalism awards for his work in radio and in newspapers. Valencia studied journalism at the University of Maryland and grew up in Bogotá, Colombia, and the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Mental Health Professionals Tired Of Hearing Hasty Refrain After Mass Shootings Jorge Valencia Nov. 7, 2017
Community Known For FLDS Church Braces For Potentially Historic Election Sarah Ventre, Jorge Valencia Nov. 7, 2017
Arizona Gov. Ducey To Meet With Mexico's Ambassador To The U.S. Jorge Valencia Nov. 7, 2017
Prosecutors Looking Into Criminal Charges Stemming From September Quake In Mexico City Mark Brodie, Jorge Valencia Nov. 1, 2017
Mexico Earthquake Victim’s Families Sue Top University, Claim Negligence Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Profit Rises Despite Storms, Quakes For Concrete Maker Cemex Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Auto Industry Groups Lobby Trump To Not Scrap NAFTA Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexico Supports Lawsuit Challenging Texas' 'Sanctuary City' Law Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
American And Mexican Car Makers Oppose NAFTA Proposals Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Last Known Body Rescued From Rubble After Mexico Earthquake Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexico To Send Electricity Workers To Puerto Rico For Hurricane Relief Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
AZ Businesses Continue To Collect, Donate For Mexico Earthquake Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Clothes, Language Lead To Discrimination For Native Indigenous People In Mexico Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Thousands Volunteer After Mexico's Earthquake, But Are There Too Many? Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Earthquake Jolts Mexico, Sways Buildings In Mexico City Jorge Valencia, Rodrigo Cervantes, Stina Sieg
Casey Kuhn
March 26, 2018
For 1st Time Ever, An Israeli Prime Minister Visits Mexico Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Survey: 65 Percent Of Mexicans View U.S. Negatively Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Texas Governor Limiting Assistance From Mexico For Harvey Relief Jorge Valencia Sept. 8, 2017
Mexico Sees Highest Death Toll From Violence In More Than 2 Decades Jorge Valencia Sept. 8, 2017
At Least 35 Dead In Mexico’s Strongest Quake On Record Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexico Fishermen Concerned About How Natural Gas Pipeline Will Impact Their Livelihood Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
2nd Round Of NAFTA Renegotiations Wraps Up This Week Jorge Valencia Sept. 7, 2017
Meteorology Professor Weighs In On Hurricane Irma Jorge Valencia, Steve Goldstein Sept. 7, 2017
Mexico's Struggling State Of Veracruz Hopes To Capitalize On Black Gold Rush Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexico Responds To Trump's DACA Decision With 'Deep Regret' Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018

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