El Nuevo Herald is the second largest Spanish-language news outlet in the United States, covering local, national and international news for more than three decades, striving to be the most credible and dynamic source of news and information by producing journalism that makes a difference. El Nuevo Herald publishes in Spanish but also is routinely published in English in the Miami Herald. El Nuevo Herald shares a newsroom with the Miami Herald and they collaborate on a daily basis. Occasionally, the newspaper also collaborates with WLRN, an NPR affiliate that operates out of our newsroom. The newspaper’s coverage area extends well beyond the local community, reaching an audience of more than 357,000 in print and 3.9 million online. El Nuevo Herald’s digital readers stretch across South Florida, the Caribbean and Latin America.
el Nuevo Herald
Location: * South, Florida
Beat: Nicaraguan, Honduran, Dominican and other Latino communities
Position: This Report for America corps member boosts El Nuevo Herald’s immigration coverage by focusing on daily-life issues within the area’s Spanish-speaking communities. What are some of the struggles or successes within the Nicaraguan community in the area of Sweetwater or that of the Dominican community in the Allapattah neighborhood? How are Venezuelans in Doral coping with their limbo status as their hopes of returning home appears more of a dream than reality with the ongoing crisis in their homeland? What are the cultural contributions of the Colombian community to the South Florida tapestry? Who is planting and harvesting nearby agricultural crops and what is their life like? What does the process of assimilation consist of for the children of immigrants?
Reporter: Lautaro Grinspan