Natalia Rodríguez Medina
Natalia Rodríguez Medina covers the Puerto Rican community in Rochester, New York, for the Democrat & Chronicle. A native of Puerto Rico, she’s an alumna of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York with a concentration in Spanish language and health and science, and also of the University of Puerto Rico, where she majored in journalism. She’s been a reporter for Diálogo, the paper of the University of Puerto Rico, covering myriad topics including strikes, local politics, health, culture and even Puerto Rico Comic-Con. Throughout her schooling as an undergrad and graduate student, she was also a freelance writer and a translator. She interned at Latino Rebels in New York City, where she was a correspondent covering Latino issues and protests in Puerto Rico.