Keren Carrión

KERA/ The Texas Newsroom

Reporter Profile

Keren Carrión reports for KERA in Dallas as well as The Texas Newsroom, a journalism collaboration among the public radio stations of Texas and NPR. A visual bilingual journalist, originally from Puerto Rico, she’ll bring her intelligence and camera to her work covering communities around Dallas. Carrión graduated from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. with a Bachelor’s in fine arts and spent four years gaining reporting experience in the nation’s Capital. Carrión recently worked with CNN as a video editor in Atlanta, Georgia, where she edited and produced videos for on-air and the network’s digital platforms. She has previously interned with CNN, the New York Times Student Journalism Institute, USA Today, Univision, and The Hill. Carrión is an alumnus of the 2019 New York Portfolio Review, the Eddie Adams Workshop XXXI, and the 2019 Momenta Photo Workshop Project Puerto Rico.

Beat: News deserts in exurban and rural Texas

This photographer/videographer splits time between the KERA newsroom and The Texas Newsroom, exploring Dallas-Fort Worth and “news deserts” in exurban and rural Texas.