Jorge Valencia

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Senior Field Correspondent - Mexico City

Jorge Valencia joined KJZZ in August 2016 as the station's first senior field correspondent based in Mexico City. His reporting focuses on the business and economics between Arizona and Mexico.

Valencia previously covered the North Carolina statehouse in Raleigh for North Carolina Public Radio. He reported on a controversial law that curtailed protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people, and on voting rights and environmental policy issues. He also reported on the shooting of three Arab-American students, traveling to Turkey's border with Syria to report on a project the students had started to help Syrian refugees.

Valencia began his journalism career covering crime for the Roanoke Times of Virginia and in internships with newspapers including the Wall Street Journal. He has been the recipient of multiple journalism awards for his work in radio and in newspapers. Valencia studied journalism at the University of Maryland and grew up in Bogotá, Colombia, and the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Phoenix Mayor Visits Mexico To Strengthen Commercial Ties Jorge Valencia, Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Report: 90K Arizona Jobs Connected To Trade With Mexico Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexican Officials Want Entrepreneurs To Help Stop Government Corruption Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Topo Chico Becoming Most Popular Imported Sparkling Water In Southwest Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexico Is Having A Fight Over The Word 'Mezcal' Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
American, Mexican Security Officials Seek Continuity After Elections Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
With National Ads, Tecate Seeks To Reach Mexican-Americans Across US Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Obama’s Top Small-Business Advisor Meets With Mexican President Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexican Peso Rallies After US Presidential Debate — Here’s What Else Can Move Its Value Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
US Investors, Tourists Could Benefit From 'Cheap' Mexican Peso Jorge Valencia, Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
While The Mexican President Celebrates, Others Demand His Resignation Jorge Valencia, Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Mexican President Shakes Up Cabinet After Trump Visit Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Hundreds Of Thousands Mourn Juan Gabriel In Mexico City Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
'They're Going To Have To Force Us' To Pay For A Wall, Says Mexico City Resident During Trump's Visit Jorge Valencia Sept. 1, 2016
Trump To Visit Mexican President Before Immigration Speech Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018

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