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
Arizona-Mexico Flights And Rail Lines On Agenda For Bi-National Conference Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
White House’s Spending Plan Sets Aside $234M For Border Crossing In San Luis, Arizona Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Trump Proposes Cuts To Aid For Mexico, Narcotics Control Program Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
The Pipeline Feeding Water Engineers From Central Mexico To Arizona – And Back Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
NAFTA Talks Could Begin As Early As August; ‘We Are Ready,’ Mexican Official Says Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
President Of Mexico Promises More Protections For Journalists Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
In Mexico, Worries Over Texas' New 'Sanctuary City' Law Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
As U.S. Prepares For NAFTA Talks, China Already Moving Into Mexican Auto Market Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
When Arizona Aeorspace Companies Look Abroad, They Mostly Look To Mexico Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexico Is The Deadliest Country For Journalists In The Americas Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Fugitive Mexican Gov. Arrested After Six Months On The Run Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
A Tour Through The Murky World Of Corruption In Mexico Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Study: Economic Impact Of Violence In Mexico Is Almost A Fifth Of Country’s GDP Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Feds Postpone Deadline For Border Wall Pitches Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
3rd Journalist Killed In Mexico This Month Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexican-Owned Cemex Says It Has Not Bid For Border Wall Construction Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexican Senator Wants To Divest From Constructors Building Border Wall Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
US Donates Drug Equipment To Mexico Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
NAFTA Negotiations Could Start Late 2017 Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Facing A New ‘Villain,’ Mexican Politicans Are Rediscovering The Plight Of Undocumented Migrants Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Study: In Drug War, US Should Support Civilian Instead Of Military Efforts Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexico Will Reject Deportees From Other Countries, Official Says Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
State, Homeland Security Secretaries Seek To Appease Tensions With Mexican Counterparts Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Rex Tillerson, John Kelly Make First Official Visit To Mexico Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018
Mexico's Weapons Imports Almost Doubled In Last 5 Years, US Sent More Than Half Jorge Valencia March 26, 2018

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