Isabella Aldrete

The Nevada Independent

Isabella Aldrete

Reporter Profile

Isabella Aldrete is a bilingual journalist for The Nevada Independent. She covers political races up and down the ticket, as well as the Legislature and how policies affect Latinos. Prior to joining Report for America, Aldrete interned for NBC News. There, she covered everything from Sam Altman’s investments to the CHIPs Act. Aldrete also worked at the Dow Jones News Fund, covering workplace benefits for Employee Benefit News. She’s a 2024 graduate of Barnard College.

Beat: Latino political power in Nevada

The bilingual reporter on this beat embeds in the community to communicate in two languages a nuanced picture of Latino voters and how effectively candidates connect with them. The corps member also broadly covers races up and down the ticket in Nevada. Post election, the reporter focuses on the Legislature, with a special emphasis on how policies affect Latinos.