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
Border, Mexico Brace For President Trump's Wall Mandate Jorge Valencia, Michel Marizco March 26, 2018
Trump's Promise Of Wall Seen As Threat On Border, In Mexico Jorge Valencia, Michel Marizco March 26, 2018
Mexico Isn't Preparing As Much As It Is Bracing For 'Hurricane Trump' Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
At Suns Games In Mexico City, 'Basketball' Diplomacy For Arizona Officials Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Why The Phoenix Suns Are Taking Two Of Their Home Games To Mexico City Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexico City Welcomes Two Phoenix Suns Home Games Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Ford Cancels Construction Of $1.6B Plant In Mexico Jorge Valencia
Steve Goldstein
March 26, 2018
Mexican Government Offers Financial Advice For Immigrants Returning From The US Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
McCain Visits Mexico, Shows Skepticism Toward NAFTA Overhaul Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
A Condo In Scottsdale, And A Fugitive Mexican Governor Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Western Union Continues Mexico Expansion Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Arizona And Sonora's Governors Collaborate In A Time Of Crossborder Uncertainy Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Government, Business Leaders From Mexico And Arizona Meet For Annual Summit Jorge Valencia
Mark Brodie
March 26, 2018
Mexico Expected To Become The World's 19th Wealthiest Economy Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexican Leaders Want More Business Outside Of North America Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Stanton, World's Mayors To Discuss Climate Change At Mexico Conference Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
In Talks With Mexican Officials, Sen. Jeff Flake Vows To Support Trade Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Business, Government Leaders In Both Sides Of Border Brace For Trade Negotiations Jorge Valencia, Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
In Mexico, An Emotional Response To America's President Elect Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Southwest, Jetblue Could Add Flights To Mexico City Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexico's Central Bank Is Bracing For America's Election Night Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
President Of Mexico’s GOP Chapter Withdraws Support From Trump Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Natural Foods Maker Takes Its Sweet Touch From Gilbert To Mexico Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
3 Surprising Facts About The Internet In Mexico Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
With A Brand-New Phoenix Office In Mexico City, Both Sides Of The Border Look For More Business Jorge Valencia, Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018

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