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
Mexico Is The Most Dangerous Country In The Western Hemisphere For Journalists Jorge Valencia, Lauren Gilger May 31, 2018
Nonprofit Offers Loans For Citizenship Forms Jorge Valencia May 23, 2018
Trump Was The Fifth Contender In Mexico’s Presidential Debate Jorge Valencia May 21, 2018
Nearly 100 Politicians In Small-Town Mexico Murdered Since September Jorge Valencia May 18, 2018
NAFTA Delay Brings Anxiety For Arizona Importers Jorge Valencia May 17, 2018
Falling Mexican Peso Reflects Impact Of NAFTA Talks Jorge Valencia May 9, 2018
AZTown Hall Calls For Legal Collaboration With Mexico Jorge Valencia May 1, 2018
Mexico’s Supreme Court To Hear Sonora Acid Spill Cases Jorge Valencia April 28, 2018
Arizona-Mexico Town Hall Tackles Bilateral Trade Issues Jorge Valencia April 26, 2018
Rocky Point Port Could Be Completed In Public-Private Partnership Jorge Valencia April 24, 2018
Hospitals In Tucson, SW Working To Lure Patients From Mexico Jorge Valencia April 20, 2018
AZ Supreme Court Blocks In-State Tuition For 'DREAMers' Jorge Valencia April 9, 2018
Mexico’s Presidential Hopefuls Find Common Rival Jorge Valencia April 6, 2018
Honduran Migrants May Seek Asylum At AZ Border Jorge Valencia April 4, 2018
From Earthquake-Prone Mexico, A Disaster Alert Start-Up Seeks To Serve America’s West Jorge Valencia March 30, 2018
Trump Administration Closer To Striking Deal For North America Car Manufacturing Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Report: Almost 2,000 Attacks On Journalists Under Mexico's Current President Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
U.S. Government Bans Employees From Parts of Mexico’s Caribbean Coast Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
From Phoenix to Guadalajara, Two Artists And Two Experiences Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Trump’s Steel Tariffs Plan Becomes Bargaining Chip In NAFTA Talks Steve Goldstein, Jorge Valencia March 6, 2018
Unions Want Mexico To Push For Migrant Workers’ Rights In U.S. Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
For American Children Of Mexican Immigrants, A Battle To Get Documented In Mexico Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Arizona, Sonora Organize Cross-Border Business Forum Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Looking North, Looking South: DREAMers Not Waiting On Congress Matthew Casey, Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
U.S. Trade Deficit With Mexico Increases 10 Percent Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018