Molly Duerig reports for Spectrum News 13, a cable news television channel in Central Florida, where she focuses on the region’s housing crisis. Duerig is a multimedia journalist with a background in video production. While pursuing her master’s degree from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, she covered local breaking news for The Arizona Republic and traveled to Peru to report on the impacts of mass migration of Venezuelan children and families. She also reported on U.S. natural disaster recovery and response as a Hearst Foundation Fellow with News21, directing a 26-minute documentary episode about flooding across the U.S. that was part of the EPPY award winning documentary series “State of Emergency.” Originally from Pittsburgh, Duerig previously worked in the nonprofit sector as a youth media educator and program manager. Her work has won recognition from Investigative Reporters and Editors, Society of Professional Journalists, Editor & Publisher Magazine and the Broadcast Education Association.
Spectrum News 13 is a 24-hour news station based in Orlando engaging communities around central Florida. We bring compelling and valuable hyperlocal content, including news, politics, weather, and traffic to our audiences through high-quality multimedia journalism. We break local TV news traditions and go beyond crime-chasing to create long-form stories with innovative technology and journalistic approaches. Our newsroom serves the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford metropolitan area, producing about 8 hours of live news and 16 hours of recorded content, daily.
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