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

Democrat & Chronicle

The Democrat and Chronicle is an online and print local news organization primarily serving the Rochester, New York Metro area of nearly 1 million people. We serve as the hub of the USA Today Network’s Northeast Crescent Region, which stretches from Vermont to Virginia. We regularly collaborate and share best practices with other local news

Adria Walker

Walker covers education for the Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, N.Y. Born, raised and educated in Mississippi, Walker worked as an editorial assistant at the Jackson Free Press, Mississippi’s alternative weekly. A 2019 cum laude graduate of Milsaps College, Walker was editor-in-chief of the student newspaper, the Purple & White and president of the Black

Nicole Javorsky

Nicole Javorsky covers climate change and its implications for City Limits, which uses investigative journalism through the prism of New York City to identify urban problems, examine their causes, explore solutions and equip communities to take action. Before that, she covered environmental issues as a staff writer for The Hill’s online section, “Changing America.” She

City Limits

City Limits is an award-winning, non-profit news agency that uses investigative journalism through the prism of New York City to identify urban problems, examine their causes, explore solutions, and equip communities to take action. For more than 40 years, we have covered key urban issues such as housing and development, education, government, immigration, the environment,

Democrat & Chronicle

The Democrat and Chronicle is an online and print local news organization primarily serving the Rochester, New York Metro area of nearly 1 million people. We serve as the hub of the USA Today Network’s Northeast Crescent Region, which stretches from Vermont to Virginia. We regularly collaborate and share best practices with other local news

The Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English-language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY. Since 2012, it has morphed into an online-only publication broadening its audience to include Haitians from all over the world. Our readers are thought leaders and decision makers in their families and communities. The news outlet is widely regarded

Democrat & Chronicle

The Democrat and Chronicle is an online and print local news organization primarily serving the Rochester, New York Metro area of nearly 1 million people. We serve as the hub of the USA Today Network’s Northeast Crescent Region, which stretches from Vermont to Virginia. We regularly collaborate and share best practices with other local news

City Limits News

City Limits is an award-winning, non-profit news agency that uses investigative journalism through the prism of New York City to identify urban problems, examine their causes, explore solutions, and equip communities to take action. For more than 40 years, we have covered key urban issues such as housing and development, education, government, immigration, the environment,

Eileen Grench

Eileen is an Olympic fencer-turned-journalist. As a dual Panamanian-American citizen, she competed for the Panamanian team at the 2016 Olympic Games and also won national, Pan-American and World Cup medals. She is currently a fellow at the Global Migration Project at Columbia University, where she has told the stories of Central American women as well