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 Fishermen Concerned About How Natural Gas Pipeline Will Impact Their Livelihood Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
2nd Round Of NAFTA Renegotiations Wraps Up This Week Jorge Valencia Sept. 7, 2017
Meteorology Professor Weighs In On Hurricane Irma Jorge Valencia, Steve Goldstein Sept. 7, 2017
Mexico's Struggling State Of Veracruz Hopes To Capitalize On Black Gold Rush Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexico Responds To Trump's DACA Decision With 'Deep Regret' Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
NAFTA Negotiators Wade Turbulent Waters In New Round Of Talks Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
On The Eve Of NAFTA Talks, Cautious Optimism For Arizona Businesses Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Uber Wants To Double Its Presence In Mexico, Its Third Largest Market Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
U.S. Officials Warn Travelers After Reports Of Tainted Alcohol At Mexico Resorts Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
The 2 Stories Of The Aljojuca Volcano Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Producers Of 'Aladdin' Remake Say They Can't Find Middle Eastern Actors For Roles Jorge Valencia July 14, 2017
Tillerson In Saudi Arabia To Resolve Dispute With Qatar, Arab Nations Jorge Valencia July 13, 2017
Yes, Mexico Legalizes Medical Marijuana — But What's 'Medical' Use And Who Will Benefit? Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
CIA Director, Homeland Security Chief Visit Mexican President Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexico Urged To Think Big In NAFTA Talks Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
U.S. Trade Office Receives Public Comment For NAFTA Renegotiation Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
NAFTA On Agenda For Sen. Jeff Flake’s Meeting With Mexican Senators Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Corruption And Gasoline Thefts Among Reasons For Mexico’s Deadliest Month In Decades Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
After Loss Of Ford Focus, Sonora Officials Look To New Investments Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
New Sugar Trade Deal With Mexico Bitter For Beverage Bottlers, Not For Alternative Sweetener Makers Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexican Government Denies Spyware Monitoring Of Activists And Journalists Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
At Mexican Medical Fair, Arizona Companies Help Each Other Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexico And Leonardo DiCaprio Make Deal To Help Endangered Porpoise Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Ex-Governor Of Mexican Coastal State Arrested In Corruption Investigation Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexican Government Says More Are Crossing Border For Shopping Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018

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